95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
Honda Motor Company says it will change its corporate leadership. The unexpected decision follows recalls of vehicles equipped with airbags made by Japan’s Takata Corporation.
Production has been cut back at four Ohio Honda plants due to an on-going labor dispute at West Coast shipping ports. Production was called off completely on Monday.
Showa Corp., a Honda supplier that operates a plant in Sunbury, has agreed to pay a nearly $20 million criminal fine related to a federal price fixing charge.
Honda says the turbines are expected to provide about 10 percent of the plant’s electricity and help reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
New figures from the Small Business Administration and a survey by an accounting firm show manufacturers feeling good about their future.
A not-for-profit organization targeting insurance fraud and vehicle theft says large Chevrolet pickup trucks were the type of vehicle most reported stolen in Ohio last year and were ranked fourth on the national list.
The auto maker says its net profits for the first quarter of its fiscal year slipped seven percent, bu sales grew in nearly every region of the world in the same period.
The reincarnated Acura NSX is expcted to hit showrooms in 2015 and will be built at a former Honda facility near the existing Marysville Auto Plant.
Honda is moving its North American headquarters from California to Marysville. That’s just the latest bit of good news for the Buckeye State and Honda, whose fortunes have been closely tied for decades now.
Honda says it will start building a new hybrid Accord sedan at its plant in central Ohio this year.