More Hondas Built In America Than Japan In Last Quarter
For the first time in its history, Honda Motor Co. built more vehicles in the United States during the April-June quarter than it did in Japan.
Honda, the first Japanese company to build a car factory in the United States, said its U.S. output totaled 236,819 vehicles in its fiscal first quarter. It produced 236,559 vehicles in Japan in the same period.
Spokesman David Iida confirmed Tuesday that it was the first time that Honda’s U.S. vehicle output had exceeded Japan’s for a full quarter.
Technically, it’s precisely 260 more cars than the Japanese factories built, but still…