Vietnam – The maker of cars and motorcycles marked its two decades in the country, where it is a ‘corporate citizen’ with a series of social responsibility commitments. The company currently employs 10,00 people in Vietnam and has the capacity to produce 10,000 cars and 2.5m motorcycles per year.
Honda Vietnam (HVN) operates three factories, two at its headquarters in Vinh Phuc Province and one in Hanam Province. The company started in 1996 as a distributor of motorcycles, launching local manufacture in Vinh Phuc the following year. Production expanded to cars in 2006.
In total, HVN has invested $530m in its local facilities and delivered 20m motorcycles and 44,000 cars to customers in Vietnam. The motorcycles it makes are: the Super Dream, Wave Alpha, Blade, Wave RSX, Future, Vision, Lead, Air Blade, SH mode, PCX, SH and MSX. The cars in production are the City, Civic, CR-V and Accord.