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Honda Parts Supplier To Plead Guilty To Price Fixing

The company makes power steering assemblies used in many Honda vehicles.
April 23, 2014

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 To Use Wind Power At Logan County Plant

Honda says the turbines will be owned and operated by an energy service company, ConEdison Solutions of Valhalla, N.Y.
13, 2014

Honda says the turbines are expected to provide about 10 percent of the plant’s electricity and help reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Ohio Manufacturers Optimistic About Future

This week, the Small Business Administration announced that it’s made nearly 130 loans to northern Ohio manufacturers in this most current fiscal year, which looks to be on par with 2012.
21, 2013

New figures from the Small Business Administration and a survey by an accounting firm show manufacturers feeling good about their future.

Chevy Truck Is Ohio’s Most Stolen Vehicle

Nationwide, the most stolen type of vehicle in 2012 was the Honda Accord, with more than 58,000 thefts of that car reported.
21, 2013

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.

Honda Sales Increase, Profits Slip In First Quarter

Honda Marysville
Honda employees about 13,000 people in Central and Western Ohio.
31, 2013

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.

Honda To Build Acura NSX In Marysville

Gov John Kasich examines NSX
Ohio Governor John Kasich sits in driver's seat of Acura NSX performance car. Honda of America announced Tuesday it will build the car in Marysville, Ohio
May 14, 2013

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, Ohio Help Each Other To Better Times

Honda Marysville
Honda is adding 400 jobs and investing $800 million at factories in Marysville, Russells Point, and Anna.
8, 2013

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 Will Build Hybrid Accord In Ohio

Honda says it will build its new hybrid Honda Accord sedan in Ohio.
10, 2013

Honda says it will start building a new hybrid Accord sedan at its plant in central Ohio this year.

Honda Responds To New Entries In Midsize Sedans

Honda associate Jeff Tomko walks alongside assembly line at Honda's Marysville plant
28, 2012

30 years ago this month, Honda became the first Japanese auto-maker to start production on U.S. soil. Its conversion of an Ohio cornfield into a factory chugging out waves of Honda Accords was seen as both revolutionary and foolhardy. Honda has survived and prospered, but lately it has come under increasing pressure in a tightening race for the top slot in midsize sedans.

Honda On Pace For Record Production In 2012

Honda Marysville
A recent downgrade of expectations for profits in 2012 is not stopping Honda from expanding production.
18, 2012

The auto manufacturer that employs about 13,000 people in Central Ohio says it’s on pace to top 2011 production by 75 percent and could build as many as 1.7 million vehicles this year.