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How the Super Cub shaped Honda's identity

Iconic motorbike paved the way for building autos, aircraft

Honda President Takahiro Hachigo sits on the newest Cub on Thursday at the motorcycle maker's facility in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.

TOKYO -- Honda Motor recently churned out the 100 millionth Super Cub, a versatile motorbike whose underlying qualities over its six decades have put a stamp on the company.

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