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Honda Announces an OpenChain ISO/IEC 5230 Conformant Program

TOKYO, Japan, December 07, 2023 – Honda, a global leader in the manufacturing of automobiles, motorcycles, and power equipment, today announces an OpenChain ISO/IEC 5230 conformant program. Joining other leaders in the domain of open source software, Honda continues to drive long-term, sustainable innovation around the next generation of technologies.

“Honda has a remarkable position as the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer and the world’s largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain General Manager. “Perhaps most notably, they have a remarkable position as a leader in innovation that helps to empower people around mobility. Open source is a key part of the future of this industry, and with today’s announcement of an OpenChain ISO/IEC 5230 program, Honda underlines its position as a thought leader in this domain. A trusted supply chain is critical, and we are fortunate to have companies like Honda driving lasting change.”

About Honda

Honda is a mobility company powered by everyone’s dreams, creating mobility that helps and inspires people, in a wide range of fields such including motorcycles, automobiles, power products and aircraft.

About the OpenChain Project

The OpenChain Project has an extensive global community of over 1,000 companies collaborating to make the supply chain quicker, more effective and more efficient. It maintains OpenChain ISO/IEC 5230, the international standard for open source license compliance programs and OpenChain ISO/IEC 18974, the industry standard for open source security assurance programs

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