Honda Canada Inc.
Honda Canada Incorporated is the Canadian unit of Honda of Japan.
Founded in 1969, Honda has been building cars in Canada since 1986. The head office is in Toronto, Ontario. Plans are to relocate the various Honda offices to Markham, Ontario in 2009.
Corporate Head Office
Honda Canada Inc. had purchased land in Richmond Hill with intent to build a new corporate headquarters there. When infrastructure disagreements with the municipal government could not be resolved, plans to move to Richmond Hill were scrapped and subsequently were solidified in Markham.
The new facility will be a LEEDs showcase building.
Honda Canada Finance Inc. was established in 1987. Its name was changed to Honda Financial Services in 2008.
Honda Canada Inc. supports a network of 210 Honda and 50 Acura authorized automotive dealers in Canada.
There are also over 600 dealers for Honda motorcycle and power equipment products. These dealers sell motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, snowblowers, lawnmowers and other equipment in Canada.
Honda has two Canadian assembly plants located in Alliston, Ontario, north of Toronto, Ontario.
For Honda of Canada Manufacturing Inc. plants, go to Honda Canada Alliston Plants.
Motorcycles were the first Honda products sold and it was not until 1973 that cars were sold in Canada.
The first zone office was established in Montreal, Quebec in 1972 and a regional office in Dartmouth Nova Scotia. The next in [Richmond, British Columbia]] in 1984
An advance technical training centre was opened in Boucherville QC in 1991 and 15,000 square metres of space for the third new Quebec zone office.
- Honda Pilot (production moved to Honda Manufacturing of Alabama)
- Honda Odyssey (production moved to Honda Manufacturing of Alabama)
- Honda Ridgeline (production moved to Honda Manufacturing of Alabama)