Honda 50 year milestone in Australia

Honda Australia celebrates its 50th birthday in 2019, marking half a century since the company was first established locally on 4 February 1969. Honda products have been distributed around Australia by a variety of private companies since the 1950s. But the brand’s official local presence began when Honda Motor Company in Japan sent Mr. Hidehiko […]

Honda’s Aussie lawn mower an instant hit

In 1986, a small team at Honda Australia explored the idea of starting a lawn mower assembly and production line to produce mowers for the local Australian market. By late 1987, Japanese engineers arrived in Australia to assist with setting up the assembly line and soon after HMA (Honda Manufacturing Australia) was born. The original […]