Honda Launches The 2018 Innovation Competition

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Updated: October 8, 2018

Honda launches the 2018 innovation competition

With a history steeped in innovation and good design, Honda’s 2018 Innovation Competition is a passionate call to arms for Australian businesses, students and inventors to get thinking and start tinkering with Honda’s world-class engines.

National Sales Manager for Honda OEM, Erkan Bagdadi believes the competition underpins the company’s commitment to produce quality products and back Australian businesses.

“We’re asking people to get creative, not be bound by preconceived ideas and develop an innovative and unique Australian product which is powered by one of our Honda engines.

We want the competition to stimulate new product development in Australia, grow local businesses and help the winners scale their inventions both here in Australia and overseas.

It’s also a great way for our customers to show us how our engines are turning their dreams into a reality like previous innovation competition winner, Atom Industries – Drillmaster.” said Bagdadi.

Utilising one of Honda’s engines, Drillmaster inventor John Notaras dreamed up the world’s first 4-stroke engine powered drill with automatic reverse gear which safeguards the operator against injury by reducing the likelihood of the auger snapping

For more information on the $18,000 prize pool and details about how to enter, visit www.hondainnovation.com.au

INTERESTING HONDA ENGINE FACTS:

  • Honda is the world’s largest manufacturer of engines.
  • In 2017 alone, Honda produced more than 28.8 million units globally for a diverse array of automotive, motorcycle, marine, and power equipment products.
  • Honda Engines offer a complete line of general purpose engines for commercial, rental industry, and consumer applications.
  • Honda engines are some of the quietest and easiest to start, making them a popular choice for Australian businesses.

For more information visit http://www.honda.com.au