Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), has appointed Noriyuki Takakura as new president and general manager. He will be replacing Toshio Kuwahara, who has been leading HCPI for 3 years.
Before being appointed, Takakura was the 4 year-managing director and chief executive officer (CEO) of Honda Australia Pty., Ltd. All in all, he had spent 15 years of working with the Japanese automaker, where he gained expertise in product planning, marketing, and sales.
Meanwhile, former HCPI president Toshio Kuwahara will be leading Honda Vietnam Co., Ltd. (HVN), where he will be assigned to both automobile and motorcycle business units of the Japanese carmaker.
Only 150 units will be sold.
It will boost engine production from 30,000 to 100,000 units per year.
Passenger cars and commercial vehicles are big sellers