Honda is a multinational company of Japan .On17 November 1906, a young boy who worked at Art Shokai garage as a mechanic named Sochiro Honda is the founder of the company; he was very much interested in automobiles. In 1937, while working at Shokai garage he founded Tokai Seiki which is an Eastern Sea Precision Machine Company to make Piston Rings. After struggling a lot, the company Tokai Seiki got a contract to provide Piston rings to Toyota, but they lost the contract because their products were below standard. He was not graduate, but by visiting many factories in Japan he understood the control process of Toyota and then in 1941 he was able to produce Piston Rings which were acceptable by Toyota.
After being successfully and productively known, the company decided to start a new project in Pakistan. On 4th November 1992, Honda Motor Company Limited Japan decided to fuse with Pakistani group of company known as Altas Group and then in next to no time an agreement was signed between both the companies on 5th August 1993, the ceremony was detained on April 17, 1993. The company was later introduced as Honda Altas Cars Pakistan Limited. Subsequently the company focused on the construction and creation of the machineries, which was completed in a record time of 11 months.
On 26th May 1994, the first car was introduced by the company and an official inaugural ceremony was concluded by, Sardar Farooq Ahmed Khan Legari the President of Pakistan. Even the President of Honda Motor Company Limited Japan, Mr.Kawamoto also graced the ceremony with his presence. The company has a record in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi stock exchanges. HCAR is the symbol of Honda Altas Cars (Pakistan) Limited in stock exchange.
On 14th July, 1994, some dealers from Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi were in progress of booking cars, after that the company has a record sale in the market and expanded its branches in all major cities of Pakistan. From the time when the instigation of production in 1994 was started, almost 200,000 cars were produced and sold by the network till July 12, 2012. All dealerships are constructing in conformity with the principles defined by Honda World over.
Local parts are customized locally and the companies make sure that the eminence of the product meets rigorous international standards.
The companies associated with the brand are Altas Honda Limited, Altas Battery Limited, Altas Engineering Limited, Altas Auto Parts (PVT) Limited, Atlas Power Limited, Altas Insurance Limited, Altas Asset Management Limited, Shirazi Trading Company (PVT) limited, Altas Worldwide General Trading LLC , Altas Venture Limited and Honda Altas Power Products (Pvt) Limited. The chairman of the company is Mr. Yusuf H. Shirazi and Mr.Takeharu Aoki is the president/CEO. Honda has a vast collection of motor cycles which includes Honda CD 70, CG 125 and most properly known 125cc.In cars it has a wide range of advanced technological features which includes Honda CR-V, Honda Civic, Honda Accord, and Honda City