Toyoda and Honda are both automobile giants in the world. As everyone knows, Toyota is Japan’s No.1 car company, and Honda is the second car company in Japan. Toyota was founded by Kiichiro Toyoda in 1937 in Japan, two years after he built his first car. The company began to produce cars, trucks, vans and SUVs, expanding rapidly through the years. One of Toyota’s notable achievements was the creation of the high-end luxury brand, Lexus.
Its rival, Honda, came a few years later. Soichiro Honda first established the Honda Technical Research Institute in 1946 to develop and produce motorbike engines. In 1948, Honda Motor Company was founded. Honda then joined forces with finance expert Takeo Fujisawa to build up the company. Toyota’s mission…show more content… is either a Civic or a Corolla.
Honda redesigned the Civic for the 2012 model year, and then promptly made substantial upgrades for 2013 in order to improve the Civic safety ratings, standard equipment levels, and overall refinement. After two steady years of upgrades, the 2014 model not significantly changed, continuing in 2-door coupe and 4-door sedan body styles, and available in base LX, upgraded EX, luxury-themed EX-L, fuel-efficient HF, hybrid-powered Hybrid, alternative-fuel Natural Gas, and performance-tuned Si trim levels.
For 2014, Toyota has completely redesigned the Corolla. The new Corolla is bigger inside, more fuel-efficient, and more sophisticated in terms of design and technology. Toyota has also cancelled the Matrix 5-door hatchback version for 2014, making all Corollas 4-door sedans available in base L, mid-level LE, fuel-efficient LE Eco, and sporty S trim levels.
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported record Honda Division sales of 1,373,029 vehicles for 2014 as overall vehicle sales reached 1,540,872 units, the second-best result in company history and an increase of 1.0 percent for the year. AHM light truck sales reached new monthly and annual records with December sales of 67,479 units, an increase of 6.2 percent, and total 2014 sales of 702,351 vehicles, up 1.5 percent. Acura Division sales also gained strongly in December, posting a 13.1 percent gain on sales of 17,809 vehicles, helping push the division to its third best year since 2007.