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Honda Celebrates Production of 20 Millionth Automobile in U.S
Marysville, Ohio Honda plant rolls 10 millionth U.S.-built Honda Accord off the assembly line.
Honda’s four auto plants are located in Marysville, Ohio; East Liberty, Ohio; Lincoln, Alabama; and Greensburg, Indiana. The Marysville location is significant in that it was the first Japanese auto plant to start developing and producing automobiles in the U.S. In addition, it was also the site of the first Honda Accord produced in America in 1982. There have now been 10 million Honda Accord models produced at the Marysville, Ohio plant.
Combined, the four U.S. Honda automotive manufacturing plants currently produce 11 different Honda models. In 2013, over 1.3 million automobiles were produced by Honda’s U.S. plants, which represented a 7.4% increase from the previous year. Almost 95% of all Honda and Acura vehicles that were sold in the U.S. in 2013 were built in North America.
The Marysville, Ohio plant has been in existence since 1982 and, in that time, has produced 11.4 million automobiles. 2013 showed production numbers of 492,409 vehicles, which was a 12% increase from 2012.
The East Liberty, Ohio facility has produced 4.75 million units since 1989, including 242,363 light trucks in 2013. When combined with the facility in Marysville, a record 734,772 vehicles were produced between the two Ohio plants.
Since 2001, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama has produced 3.1 million vehicles. In 2013, 20,466 models were produced that were to be exported to 49 different countries.
750,000 automobiles have been produced at Honda Manufacturing of Indiana since 2008. A record 241,589 autos were built in at the Indiana plant in 2013, which is a 21% increase from 2012.
Orland Park-area Honda drivers interested in learning more about the various Honda cars, trucks, and SUVs are encouraged to visit Community Honda (http://www.communityhonda.com/