A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
The company that employs about 13,000 people in Central Ohio says thousands of CR-Vs and Pilots have a defect in headlight wiring.
The auto manufacturer will produce new parts at a plan in Anna and add an assembly to a factory in Russells Point.
The company discontinued Japanese production of the NSX in 2005 because of poor sales.
The auto manufacturer says it’s adding jobs at plants in Marysville and Russell’s Point.
The company feared flood damage to parts suppliers in Thailand would force a delay for the new sport utility vehicle.
The Marysville and East Liberty plants employ about 6,700 workers.
The company, one of central Ohio’s private employers, saw North American sales shrink by 22 percent in the most-recent quarter.
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.
Plants in Anna and Russells Point are expected to boost production to build engines and transmissions for Honda’s new natural gas-powered Civic.
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.