Summary of Honda Announcement at the 12th China International Mo

Summary of Honda Announcement at the 12th China International Motorcycle Trade
Exhibition in Chongqing 
Tokyo, Oct 17, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) -  Honda Motor (China) Investment Co.,
Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, today held a press conference
at the 12th China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition which is being held
in Chongqing (from October 17 through 20, 2013). 
At the press conference, Seiji Kuraishi, Chief Operating Officer for
Honda's regional operations in China, made the following announcement: 
"The motorcycle market in China, which is the largest in the world, has
been increasingly diversifying in recent years, and the number of customers who
enjoy motorcycles for recreation also is increasing. Against this backdrop,
Honda will begin full-fledged business in the area of large-sized motorcycles
which provide the joy of riding. 
To be more precise, in 2014, Honda will open stores which will specialize in
large-sized motorcycles in Shanghai and Beijing. During this exhibition, Honda
is exhibiting the CBR500R, which will be the first model to be sold at the
specialized stores. 
Moreover, Honda is exhibiting the world premiere of the CBR300R, a global
motorcycle model for which Honda is planning to begin production in Thailand in
the future. The market introduction of this model in China will be discussed in
the future. 
For the motorcycle market in China, Honda will continue proposing products
that offer the highest level of environmental performance, convenience, the joy
of mobility and fun of riding." 
About Honda 
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE:7267/NYSE:HMC/LSE:HNDA.L) is one of the leading
manufacturers of automobiles and power products and the largest manufacture of
motorcycles in the world. Honda has always sought to provide genuine
satisfaction to people worldwide. The result is more than 120 manufacturing
facilities in 30 countries worldwide, producing a wide range of products,
including motorcycles, ATVs, generators, marine engines, lawn and garden
equipment and automobiles that bring the company into contact with over 19
million customers annually. For more information, please visit
http://world.honda.com. 
Contact: 
Honda
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