Honda Reportedly Builds More Cars in the US than Japan…First Time Ever

Yes, Honda is a Japanese automaker, but that doesn’t mean that all of its production is based in Japan. Honda has had factories in the US for years and according to The Detroit News, Honda produced more cars in the US than Japan in the second quarter of this year. Honda built 236,819 vehicles in the US compared to 236,559 in Japan. Although its a very small difference it may signify a growing trend.

“In the long term, there are more growth opportunities in the United States than there are in Japan,” said analyst Jesse Toprak at in Santa Monica, Calif.

“There’s not much growth in Japan, where there’s a population decline. In the United States, sales can only get better.”

Full Story: The Detroit News

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