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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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  • Tiny Chevrolet Sonic helps Detroit shake off rust

    Tiny Chevrolet Sonic helps Detroit shake off rust

    By Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press Jan. 4, 2013 DETROIT (AP) ‚Äî When the word reached the Orion Assembly Plant, it spread along the serpentine assembly line like news of a death or natural disaster: General Motors, the biggest automaker in the world, had filed for bankruptcy protection. Read more…

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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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  • Marchionne trumpets 1,250 new jobs for Michigan, commitment to Chrysler

    Marchionne trumpets 1,250 new jobs for Michigan, commitment to Chrysler

    by Brent Snavely Detroit Free Press November 15, 2012 Chrysler and Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne today confirmed Chrysler’s plans to hire 1,250 workers and invest $240 million at three Michigan plants so it can ramp up production of its engines and pickups… With this announcement, Chrysler’s investments at it U.S. plants since it emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2009 now tops $4.75 billion. The company also has added nearly 6,000 hourly jobs in the U.S. Read more…

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  • Driving Growth in OH: Johnson Controls

    Driving Growth in OH: Johnson Controls

    Employees of a Johnson Controls battery plant in Holland, Ohio, just outside of Toledo, discuss how their new AGM (Absorbent Glass Mat) battery design is promoting fuel efficiency and creating jobs.

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