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Honda Recalling 550,000 SUVs

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Problems with headlight wiring are forcing Honda to recall about 550,000 CR-V and Pilot SUVs.
10:34AM
March
30, 2012

The company that employs about 13,000 people in Central Ohio says thousands of CR-Vs and Pilots have a defect in headlight wiring.

Honda To Invest $218 Million In Anna, Russells Point Plants

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A recent downgrade of expectations for profits in 2012 is not stopping Honda from expanding production at plants its main engine and transmission plants.
8:22AM
February
1, 2012

The auto manufacturer will produce new parts at a plan in Anna and add an assembly to a factory in Russells Point.

Honda Will Build Acura NSX In Central Ohio

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An artist's rendering of the new Acura NSX.
10:42AM
January
10, 2012

The company discontinued Japanese production of the NSX in 2005 because of poor sales.

Honda Expanding Production In Ohio

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After struggling through two parts shortages this year, Honda is adding jobs to factories in Ohio and Indiana.
10:22AM
December
21, 2011

The auto manufacturer says it’s adding jobs at plants in Marysville and Russell’s Point.

Honda Rolling Out New CR-V On Time

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The company struggled through another parts shortage this year after a tsunami damaged several plants in Japan.
12:27PM
November
8, 2011

The company feared flood damage to parts suppliers in Thailand would force a delay for the new sport utility vehicle.

Honda Halving Production At Marysville, East Liberty Plants

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Workers at plants in Marysville and East Liberty will be cutting production in half beginning Wednesday. The company is also canceling some scheduled overtime.
7:46AM
November
1, 2011

The Marysville and East Liberty plants employ about 6,700 workers.

Thailand Flooding Brings Down Honda Profits

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Flooding has forced Honda to scrap the rest of this year's production at factories in Thailand.
8:26AM
October
31, 2011

The company, one of central Ohio’s private employers, saw North American sales shrink by 22 percent in the most-recent quarter.

Ohio Lacks Refueling Stations For Natural Gas Vehicles

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Albert Iosue of the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio refuels his company car at a compressed natural gas fuel pump on Alum Creek Drive
7:18AM
October 25, 2011

A major automaker says it will boost production of passenger cars that run on compressed natural gas rather than gasoline. While so-called C-N-G cars and trucks pollute less, there are few places to re-fuel such vehicles.

Ohio Honda Plants Benefit From More Natural Gas Civics

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Honda recently hired nearly 1,000 people to help build the new Honda Civic GX, which runs on compressed natural gas.
10:57AM
October
12, 2011

Plants in Anna and Russells Point are expected to boost production to build engines and transmissions for Honda’s new natural gas-powered Civic.

Honda Plants Nearing Full Return

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Rich Ysfeldyke installs an instrument panel into a Honda Accord shortly after the 10 millionth product was manufactured this morning at Honda's auto plant in Marysville, Ohio. Central Ohio Honda plants are nearing a return to full production
4:08PM
July
18, 2011

Central Ohio Honda plants are nearing a return to full production, as the auto giant continues to deal with a parts shortage in the wake of the March tsunami in Japan.