Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should the Big Three Car Manufacturers Be Bailed out by the US Government?"
"Honda does support measures that would maintain the short- and long-term viability and stability of the auto industry. What those measures would specifically be, we're not in a position to comment. I can tell you that this examination of some kind of support for the auto industry is very understandable. It's a major industry with a major impact on the United States at all levels. We are all better off if we have a strong auto industry."
Jeffrey Smith, Assistant Vice President for Corporate Affairs at American Honda Motor Co., at the opening of a new Honda plant in Greensburg, Indiana, Nov. 18, 2008
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"Since its establishment in 1948, Honda has remained on the leading edge by creating new value and providing products of the highest quality at a reasonable price, for worldwide customer satisfaction. In addition, the Company has conducted its activities with a commitment to protecting the environment and enhancing safety in a mobile society.
The Company has grown to become the world's largest motorcycle manufacturer and one of the leading automakers. With a global network of 501 subsidiaries and affiliates accounted for under the equity method, Honda develops, manufactures and markets a wide variety of products, ranging from small general-purpose engines and scooters to specialty sports cars, to earn the Company an outstanding reputation from customers worldwide."