This excerpt taken from the HMC 6-K filed Nov 20, 2007.
Honda in North America
Honda began operations in North America in 1959, with the establishment of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Hondas first overseas subsidiary. Honda now employs more than 35,000 associates in North America and operates 14 major manufacturing plants producing automobiles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, personal watercraft, engines, transmissions and other components. Many of these products are designed and developed at Hondas U.S. R&D centers in Ohio, Los Angeles and North Carolina. Honda annually purchases more than $16 billion in parts and materials from suppliers in North America.
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ref. # A07-039