Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is a Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, motorcycles and power equipment. It was founded in Hamamatsu in eastern Japan by engineer Sochiro Honda and businessman Takeo Fujisawa in 1948.
Honda is the world's largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines, producing 14 million of them each year. It has been the world's largest manufacturer of motorcycles since 1959. Honda is the second largest manufacturer of automobiles in Japan and the eighth largest in the world.
Since 1986, Honda has also been involved in research into artificial intelligence and robotics. It launched the ASIMO humanoid robot in 2000.
Charlie Brown, Lucy, Woodstock, Linus and Snoopy appear in this Japanese TV commercial.