After 40 years of making cars in the United States, Honda Yesterday marked a new milestone with production 30 million cars In the Plants in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana and Ohio.
The Japanese automaker began production of the Honda Accord at its Marysville (Ohio) plant on November 1, 1982. It was the first Japanese automaker to build cars in the United States.
Honda: The Japanese company celebrated an important result in America
Since then, Honda has invested $16 billion in its U.S. plants to support vehicle production, and as of 2022, more than two-thirds of Honda and Acura vehicles sold in America are built in the United States.
Bob Schoen, senior vice president of Honda Development & Manufacturing of America, LLC, said the brand recently celebrated 40 years of manufacturing cars in the United States, and reaching the 30 million milestone is a direct result of its past and present employees. This important result is possible. This achievement reflects Honda’s commitment to serving its customers that fuels its creativity to create high-quality products that it knows they will appreciate.
12 Honda cars and a light truck e edited, including hybrid versions of the Accord and CR-V, are currently built at five locations in Alabama, Indiana and Ohio. The engines, transmissions and two-engine hybrid systems that power these vehicles are manufactured in Ohio, Alabama and Georgia. Japanese builder It employs approximately 17,000 people across eight manufacturing plantsthat contribute to The annual production capacity is 1.3 million vehicles.
Looking to the future equipped with electricity, Honda recently announced two major investments to create an electric hub in Ohioincluding $700 million to retool several existing car and drive plants for electric vehicle production and a $3.5 billion joint investment with LG Energy Solutions To establish a new joint venture battery plant in Ohio.
The new investment will create more than 300 new job opportunities
The $700 million investment will transform the Marysville Auto Plant (MAP), East Liberty Auto Plant (ELP), and Anna Engine Plant (AEP) for an electric future, including creating more than 300 new jobs.
The Honda locations, along with the new EV battery plant, will serve as Ohio’s new electric vehicle hub and play a key role in developing the company’s knowledge and experience in producing zero-emission models that will be shared across the manufacturer’s North American vehicle production network for years to come.
Honda He also recently announced plans to produce fuel-cell electric cars in India Ohio Performance Manufacturing Center. As part of its goal of achieving carbon neutrality for all products and corporate activities by 2050, the Japanese automaker has announced its vision to make battery electric and fuel cell vehicles account for 100% of its sales by 2040 in North America.
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