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  • Honda will build hybrid Accord in Ohio

    Honda will build hybrid Accord in Ohio

    Associated Press, Jan. 10, 2013 MARYSVILLE, Ohio — Honda says it will start building a new hybrid Accord sedan at its plant in central Ohio this year. The auto maker announced today that it will invest $23 million and add around 50 new jobs at the Marysville plant to build the 2014 Accord hybrid sedan. Read more…

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  • Electric vehicles proving popular

    Electric vehicles proving popular

    by Brianti Downing The News Herald December 20, 2012 PANAMA CITY ‚Äî What’s the most beloved automobile by its owners? The answer may be shocking. For the second year in a row, Consumer Reports’ ranked the Chevy Volt as the most-loved car by its owners. Also ranking high atop the magazine’s findings was Toyota’s Camry Hybrid, Prius, Prius C and Nissan’s Leaf. Read more…

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  • 2013 Could be a Record Breaker for Fuel Efficiency and Electric Vehicles

    2013 Could be a Record Breaker for Fuel Efficiency and Electric Vehicles

    Looking forward to 2013, I see good news for new car buyers. Showrooms will have an unprecedented number of fuel-efficient models of both the gasoline and electric varieties. Plug-in electric vehicles are set to reach new records for sales and fleet average fuel economy will be at all-time high levels.

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  • Honda in North America to ship out more cars than it imports

    Honda in North America to ship out more cars than it imports

    by Dan Gearino The Columbus Dispatch December 6, 2012 W‚Äâithin two years, Honda will export more vehicles from North America than it imports, the company said yesterday. The automaker can do this because of plant expansions, including more than $500 million spent in Ohio. Plants in Indiana, Alabama and Mexico also have undergone expansion… Honda has about 13,500 employees in Ohio, a number that will increase by several hundred as a result of the changes. Read more…

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  • Area auto plants adding jobs as sales surge

    Area auto plants adding jobs as sales surge

    by Steve Bennish Dayton Daily News December 4, 2012 Surging sales of new vehicles are boosting job growth in Ohio and other states closely tied to the auto industry… Ohio, Indiana and Michigan lost an estimated 275,000 auto manufacturing jobs through much of the previous decade. Driving Growth, a project sponsored by the Natural Resources Defense Council, said that Bureau of Labor Statistics data show the U.S. auto sector has added 235,400 jobs as of October since an employment low [...]

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  • 200 jobs to be added at Honda’s engine plant in Anna

    200 jobs to be added at Honda’s engine plant in Anna

    by Dan Gearino The Columbus Dispatch November 1, 2012 Honda will add about 200 jobs at its Anna engine plant, one result of about $220 million in new investments announced today for its operations in Anna and Russells Point. The new spending is in addition to the roughly $500 million the automaker has spent to expand its Ohio plants since 2010. In Anna, Honda plans to spend nearly $170 million to add a fourth engine assembly line and to build [...]

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