Dongfeng Honda Automobile Company is a Chinese joint venture between the Dongfeng Motor Corporation and Honda Motor Corporation.
The company was founded with a capital ( Dongfeng Honda 50:50 ) at a height of $ 98 million at the beginning of the summer of 2003, headquartered in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, covering an area of 50,000 m² and a number of employees by 930 workers.
The production of the Dongfeng - Honda CR-V was launched in spring 2005. Per year, but only 30,000 units could first be produced. With a financial support amounting to 340 million U.S. $ from Honda in the spring of 2006, procured Dongfeng Motor better machines and equipment. Now a production of 120,000 units / year was ( four times as much as before) feasible. Honda succeeded so well the first time to secure in the People's Republic of China, its brand name and make them known. To further support its also helped another and the Dongfeng Honda Automobile Company, subordinate to the joint venture; Honda Automobile ( China) Company and the Guangzhou- Honda. So every year a total of 240,000 vehicles with the Honda label to be built in the People's Republic of China now.
2009 supplemented Dongfeng Honda 's palette and missed the Dongfeng - Honda CR-V once a facelift. There were once two sedans Dongfeng Honda and Dongfeng Honda Civic Civic Hybrid. As the top model, the company sold the new Accord also a sister model Dongfeng - Honda Spirior, which should appeal to upscale citizenship.