Honda Automobile (China) Company

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Honda Automobile (China) Company is a joint venture of Honda, Dongfeng Motor and Guangzhou Automobile Group.[1] It manufactures automobiles in an auto plant dedicated exclusively to exports from China which has an annual production capacity of 50,000 units.[1][2] The company is 65% owned by Honda.[1] Most of the production are exported to Europe.[1]

The company was established in September 2003.[3] Mass production began in April 2005 and first export of Honda Fit took place in June 2005.[2] The company is the first passenger car maker in China to begin full-scale exports to Europe.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c d "CHINA: Honda plant to make first car for Europe". Just-auto. Jun 14, 2004. 
  2. ^ a b c "Honda China Begins Exports of Compacts to Europe". Green Car Congress. Jun 24, 2005. 
  3. ^ "JAPAN: Honda starts car exports from China". Just-auto. Jun 27, 2005. 

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