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Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is estabilished with co-founders Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa.The first complete motorcycle, with both the frame and engine made by Honda, was the 1949 D-Type. In a short time Anerican Honda Co., Inc., estabilished in Los Angeles as the first overseas subsidiary. Honda also aided the war effort by assisting other companies in automating the production of military aircraft propellers. In the 60’s the National Youth Project using minibikes to make positive changes in the lives of disadvantaged youth through fun aczivities and positive influences. The first production automobile from Honda was the T360 mini pick-up truck with 356-cc straight-4 gasoline engine.The first production car from Honda was the S500 sports car, which followed the T360 into production in October 1963. In 1965, Honda built a two-door commercial delivery van, called the Honda L700. Honda's first four-door sedan was not the Accord, but the air-cooled, four-cylinder, gasoline-powered Honda 1300 in 1969. The Civic, which appeared in 1972 and replaced the N600 also had a smaller sibling that replaced the air-cooled N360, called the Honda Life that was water-cooled.have always employed front-wheel-drive powertrain implementation, which is currently a long held Honda tradition. Honda also installed new technologies into their products, first as optional equipment, then later standard, like anti lock brakes, speed sensitive power steering, and multi-port fuel injection in the early 1980s. This desire to be the first to try new approaches is evident with the creation of the first Japanese luxury chain Acura, and was also evident with the all aluminum, mid-engined sports car, the Honda NSX, which also introduced variable valve timing technology, Honda calls VTEC. In 1986, Honda introduced the successful Acura brand to the American market in an attempt to gain ground in the luxury vehicle market. With its initial 60 U.S. Acura dealers, Acura goes on to earn four consecutive JD Power and Associates Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) awards.The year 1991 saw the introduction of the Honda NSX supercar, the first all-aluminum monocoque vehicle that incorporated a mid-engine V6 with variable-valve timing. With its initial 60 U.S. Following the death of Soichiro Honda and the departure of Irimajiri, Honda found itself quickly being outpaced in product development by other Japanese automakers and was caught off-guard by the truck and sport utility vehicle boom of the 1990s, all which took a toll on the profitability of the company. Japanese media reported in 1992 and 1993 that Honda was at serious risk of an unwanted and hostile takeover by Mitsubishi Motors. Honda produces Civic hybrid, a hybrid electric vehicle that competes with the Toyota Prius. Later, 1995 gave rise to the Honda Aircraft Company with the goal of producing jet aircraft under Honda's name. The 2016 Honda Civic is selected as the North American Car of the Year. Five of United States Environmental Protection Agency's top ten most fuel-efficient cars from 1984 to 2010 comes from Honda, more than any other automakers. The ACEEE has also rated the Civic GX as the greenest car in America for seven consecutive years. Among the technological innovations exceed dual clutch transmission, mix fuel injection system, idling stop system (engine technologies) and electronally controllod combined ABS.