Honda Auto Body Repair
In the 1940s, Japan’s main mode of transportation was the bicycle. Honda’s founder, Soichiro Honda, developed a concept to use former Imperial Army small generator engines (used to power wireless radios) as an auxiliary power for bicycles. The bicycles using these modified engines became a hit and Soichiro Honda soon found himself with more orders than he could handle. With the stock of generator engines dwindling, Honda decided to develop an original engine, the A-type engine adorned with Honda’s name on it. Honda would eventually go on to design and build motorcycles. The first motorcycle, with frame and engine built by Honda left the production line in 1949. By 1964 they would become the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles.
In 1963, Honda produced their first vehicles, a small pick-up truck (T360) and small sports car (s500). Over the next few decades, Honda would expand their product line and operations.
By the late 80s Honda would introduce their, already successful in Japan, Acura brand to the American market to expand into the luxury vehicle market. With the expansion of their Acura brand, Honda would go on to become the 2nd largest Japanese automobile manufacturer and one of the largest in the world.
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Today, Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with advanced safety technologies sold by over 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. Their lineup includes several award-winning compact vehicles, sedans, crossovers, SUVs, a pickup truck and minivan. Many of their vehicles have dominated their class.
Protect Your Investment with PDR
Honda has become known for their reliability and high resale values. Their vehicles are manufactured to exact tolerances using a combination of different steels and aluminum body panels. Each of these materials has different moldable properties. If you experience hail damage or dents, you want to bring it to a qualified paintless dent removal (PDR) technician. A PDR technician will use special tools to get behind the body panels and gently massage out the dings and dents while keeping your original manufacture paint and finish. This can help maintain resale value and keep your car looking its best.
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