Soichiro Honda(redirected from Soitiro Honda)
|Soichiro Honda 本田 宗一郎|
|Birthplace||Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan|
Founder of Honda
Honda, Soichiro,1906–91, Japanese automobile executive. A mechanic and race car driver, he was a self-taught engineer. Honda founded a motorcycle company in the 1940s and began producing cars in the 1950s. His company's clean-burning CVCC engine created an automotive revolution, and its cars won a large share of the U.S. market.
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