Honda Motor Company, Ltd. (Japanese: 本田技研工業株式会社, Hepburn: Honda Giken Kōgyō KK, IPA: ( listen); / ˈ h ɒ n d ə /) is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.
The Consumer Reports 2016 Car Brand Report Cards ranks automakers across the world by reliability, road test performance and other factors. Audi topped the list, followed by Subaru, Lexus, Porsche and BMW. At the bottom of the list was Fiat, Jeep, Mitsubishi, Land Rover and Chrysler.
Volkswagen AG is so powerful that it was the seventh largest company in the whole world, according to the list from Fortune Global 500 in 2016. A major reason why Volkswagen AG is such a massive company is how it managed to have 12 major subsidiaries with their respective iconic brands.