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Journey of Honda

1964

The Honda Company all started with a dream. Soichiro Honda had the idea of putting auxiliary engines on bicycles, and he dreamt of making a company that would produce these for commercial sale. The Honda Company first started out making motorcycles, not cars.

1954

The Honda company developed racing motorcycles in hard times. Years later, they would become regular competitors and winners of the TT series, winning many races in other areas.

1963

Honda ventures into automobile production, releasing the T360 Mini Truck and the S500 sports car. In 1964, their RA271 Formula 1 racing car debuted at the German Grand Prix. 24 years later, they set world records by getting 15 out of 16 wins in Formula 1 racing.

1981

Honda developed the world’s first car navigation system, giving it a huge boost against the rest of the market. The Honda Electro Gyrator was small, precise, and cheap to manufacture.

2000

The Honda Asimo finally releases and can mimic precise human movements like walking. Honda’s first foray into humanoid robotics was a success and soon opened up many possibilities and dreams. It could perform a large number of complex tasks.

2015

The HondaJet achieves FAA-type certification and begins deliveries to customers. It marks a big milestone for Honda Aviation. It is a small, compact, and efficient jet.

2017

The Honda Super Cub, first designed 60 years ago as one of Honda’s pride and joys, reaches 100 million units produced. The Super Cub has always been a huge hit.

 

Links to Images:

Honda T360-

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/83/Honda_T360_1963_in_Honda_Collection_Hall.jpg

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Honda Racing Motorcycles-

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Honda Asimo-

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/05/HONDA_ASIMO.jpg/450px-HONDA_ASIMO.jpg?20100721182232

Courtesy of Wikimedia

Honda auxiliary motorcycle-

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HondaJet-

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1b/HondaJet_001.jpg/800px-

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Courtesy of Wikimedia

Honda Supercub-

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/0b/Honda_Dream_110i_Super_Cub_ND110M_2014_Front.JPG/1280px-Honda_Dream_110i_Super_Cub_ND110M_2014_Front.JPG

Courtesy of Wikimedia

Electro Gyrator

Courtesy of Annabella Mi

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Kiya Rostamian, Copy Editor
This is 7th Grader Kiya Rostamian at Clague Middle School and this is his first time doing the newspaper. He spends his free time playing Tennis and only Tennis. Also he spends his time playing with his friends.
Akshanth Jayakumar, Staff Writer
Akshanth Jayakumar is a 6th grader at Clague. Akshanth has an older sister who is in 12th grade. He enjoys riding his bike and playing videos games. His strengths are math and computer skills. He is also a very fast reader. His dislikes are writing and boredom. Akshanth is currently doing 9th grade math.

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