Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI), a manufacturer and distributor of Honda motorcycles in the Philippines, today celebrated its milestone of the 5 millionth Honda motorcycle manufactured in the country.
A Special Edition Red XRM 125, the most popular model in the Philippines since its first release in 2002 with cumulative sales over 1.4 million units, commemorated the five millionth unit produced.
HPI started production of motorcycle in 1973 and reached its 1 millionth production on February 10, 2005 at its factory in Paranaque. In April 2006, HPI transferred its production site to Batangas to increase its production capacity at a new factory. Two years later, HPI achieved its 2 millionth production on April 8, 2008. Thereafter, the company achieved its 3 million, and 4 million cumulative productions on February 10, 2011 and January 8, 2014, respectively. Currently, HPI’s annual production capacity is over 500,000 units with nine (9) models being produced ranging from Business, Cub and Sports category.
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