Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
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.
Honda now says auto factories in Ohio will go back to full production sooner than expected.