Honda Motor Co., Ltd. : Honda Motor Co., Ltd. : Formal Notice

        Honda Motor Co., Ltd. : Honda Motor Co., Ltd. : Formal Notice

                                                                [Translation]

                                                             February 22, 2013

To: Shareholders of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

From: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

1-1, Minami-Aoyama 2-chome,

Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-8556

Takanobu Ito

President and Representative Director

                     Notice Concerning Management Changes

The Board of Directors of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (the "Company"), at its
meeting held on February 22, 2013, has decided on changes in its
Representative Director and Operating Officers as of April 1, 2013 and has
decided on a plan for changes in its Directors and Corporate Auditors as of
June 2013. Those changes as of June 2013 are subject to approval at the
General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company scheduled to be held in June
2013.

                                 Particulars

1. Planned change in Representative Director(as of April 1, 2013)

Representative Director to be newly appointed

    Name                  New Title                      Current Title
Fumihiko Ike Chairman and Representative         Senior Managing Officer and
             Director                            Director

2. Planned changes in Operating Officers (as of April 1, 2013)

Operating Officers to change titles

      Name                  New Title                   Current Title
Sho Minekawa      Senior Managing Officer       Managing Officer
Masahiro Yoshida  Managing Officer and Director Operating Officer and Director
Katsushi Watanabe Managing Officer              Operating Officer
Chitoshi Yokota   Managing Officer              Operating Officer

Operating Officer to be newly appointed

     Name                           Current Title
Noriya Kaihara General Manager of Automobile Quality Assurance Division

3. Planned changes in Directors and Corporate Auditors (as of June 2013)

Directors to be newly appointed

     Name                New Title            Title as of April 1, 2013
Kohei Takeuchi Operating Officer and Director Operating Officer
Shinji Aoyama  Operating Officer and Director Operating Officer
Noriya Kaihara Operating Officer and Director Operating Officer

Directors to retire

      Name             Title as of April 1, 2013
Tatsuhiro Oyama   Senior Managing Officer and Director
Tomohiko Kawanabe Senior Managing Officer and Director

Corporate Auditor to be newly appointed

   Name                           Current Title
Kunio Endo President and Director of American Honda Finance Corporation

           President and Director of Honda Canada Finance Inc.

Corporate Auditor to retire

    Name       Current Title
Hideki Okada Corporate Auditor

Resume of Representative Director to be Newly Appointed


 As of February 22, 2013

                                 Fumihiko IKE

Date of Birth:  May 26, 1952 (60 years old)

Professional Experience:

February 1982 Joined Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

April 2001 General Manager of Finance Division for
Business Management Operations, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

April 2003 Chief Operating Officer for Power Product
Operations, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

June  2003 Director, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

April 2006 Chief Operating Officer for Business
Management Operations, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

June  2007 Managing Director, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

April 2008 Chief Operating Officer for Regional
Operations (Asia & Oceania), Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

President and Director of Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

April 2011 Senior Managing Officer and Director,
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Chief Operating Officer for Business Management Operations, Honda Motor Co.,
Ltd.

Risk Management Officer, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

General Supervisor, Information Systems, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

April 2012 Chief Operating Officer for IT Operations,
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Responsible for Government & Industrial Affairs, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

*Current responsibilities in boldface

Number of shares held: 26,600 shares

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