2014 Honda Accord Hybrid to be built in Ohio

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The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid will be made in Ohio

Honda will further spread its Ohio roots, as the Automaker announced Thursday it will invest $23 million in the Buckeye State to support production of the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid sedan.

We’ve often detailed the deep roots between Honda and Ohio, and this is just another positive story of job creation. The 2014 Accord Hybrid will be built at the Marysville Auto Plant, and brings along the creation of 50 new jobs to the Buckeye State.

The Marysville Auto Plant is currently undergoing an expansion of 95,000-square-feet to house assembly processes and logistics specifically for production of the Accord Hybrid. Continue reading

Honda Celebrates 30 Year in Ohio

2013 Honda Accord

Honda is celebrating 30 years in America this November. This 2013 Honda Accord is the most current version of that first Ohio model from 1982.

It was 30 years ago this month that Honda rolled the first Accord off their Ohio Assembly Line.

30 years later, Honda is one of the most respected automakers in America, and they are celebrating their continued development in the Buckeye State.

The Detroit Free Press chronicled  the relationship between Ohio and Honda, saying “Honda’s Ohio plant changed competitive landscape in America.”

It was in Marysville, Ohio where the first American Honda rolled off the lot.

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2013 Honda Accord: CVT Made in Ohio

2013 Honda Accord

A new CVT engine in the 2013 Honda Accord is not only more fuel efficient, but it will also be made in our backyard.

The 2013 Honda Accord, coming to dealerships this fall, debuted in its Western Ohio home over the weekend. Along with an updated front-end design, the new Accord will feature an “Earth Dreams” Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).

It debuted in Ohio because the CVT will be built in Western Ohio’s Honda Auto Plant. Expansion will create 150 new jobs in the state.

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