Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Honda Suppliers Going Back To Work
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Some good news for Honda: the auto giant says suppliers will resume production of some key parts in Japan. But the company is not saying when three Ohio plants will go back to full production.
The auto giant this week took a rare step in ramping down production at plants in Marysville, East Liberty and Anna because of a parts shortage. Just how rare of a step? Dennis Virag is an auto industry analyst in Toledo.
“The only situation that would cause a supply disruption like this is a natural disaster,” Virag said.
Still, Virag said, Honda is in relatively good shape. Compared to competitors like Toyota and Mazda, Honda has a much larger portion of its suppliers in North America.
Honda officials said those critical suppliers in Japan will start making parts on Monday, but shortened shifts at local plants will continue through at least April 15.