Japanese automakers manufacturing in the United States is nothing new. But it was in November of 1982 when the 1st Honda Accord rolled off the assembly line in Marysville, OH. It was the very first Japanese automobile assembled in the US, and in the practically 32 many years given that, Honda has made 10 million Accords right here for a total of 20 million cars produced in America – adequate to span from New York to San Francisco twenty times. It’;s that double landmark which Honda is now celebrating.
Honda has come a prolonged way in people 3 decades, retaining that authentic plant in Marysville on line while expanding to 3 far more – in East Liberty, OH Lincoln, AL and Greensburg, IN – with a fifth plant (the Overall performance Manufacturing Center) opening on the identical website in Marysville to build the Acura NSX following yr. It also builds engines in Lincoln and in Anna, OH, and automated transmissions at Russells Level, OH, and Tallapoosa, GA.
Amongst those 7 websites, Honda generates eleven distinct versions, such as the Accord, Civic, Crosstour, CR-V, Pilot, Odyssey and Ridgeline as well as the Acura ILX, TL, RDX and MDX. Production keeps on ramping up as Honda created a record 1.3 million vehicles in the US last yr, 95 percent of which are offered in the US. Scope out the details in the press release below and click the image over to see it all laid out in a useful infographic.
– 10 Millionth U.S.-made Honda Accord Manufactured In Marysville, Ohio –
03/twenty/2014 – MARYSVILLE, Ohio
The 10 millionth U.S.-created Honda Accord rolled off the assembly line nowadays at Honda’;s very first U.S. car plant in Marysville, Ohio, as all 4 Honda automobile plants in America celebrated the cumulative production of twenty million vehicles in the U.S. Honda also marked the achievement at 2 engine and 2 transmission plants that create the powertrains employed in Honda’;s U.S.-built autos and trucks.
The Marysville Auto Plant is the historic internet site of the very first Honda Accord made in America on Nov. 1, 1982, and the very first Japanese auto plant to start production of vehicles in the United States. Considering that then, Honda has established automobile manufacturing operations in East Liberty, Ohio, Lincoln, Ala., and Greensburg, Ind.
Individuals plants these days manufacture eleven various designs, such as 4 passenger autos and 7 light trucks. A fifth U.S. plant, the Functionality Manufacturing Center, is underneath building in Marysville, Ohio, and subsequent 12 months will grow to be the exclusive international production place for the subsequent generation Acura NSX.
“We are deeply mindful that our potential to attain this milestone results from the trust that 20 million consumers have placed in our items, and we appreciate their assistance above the past 3 decades,” mentioned Hidenobu Iwata, president and CEO of Honda of America Mfg. and head of Honda’;s North American manufacturing. “We also value the dedication made by tens of 1000’;s of associates at Honda and our hundreds of suppliers in the U.S. who create products of the highest high quality for our clients.”
Honda’;s U.S. plants made a record one,309,917 automobiles in 2013, an boost of 7.4 percent from the previous annual mark set in 2012. Honda is supported by a ne2rk of 533 suppliers in the U.S., with acquiring of elements and components last year exceeding $ 23 billion.
Associates at the Marysville Car Plant have been building the Accord given that production started virtually 32 years in the past, and over that time have created the huge vast majority of Accords for the U.S. and other markets. Right now, the plant creates the Accord Sedan, Coupe and the Accord Hybrid. Accord designs also had been created for 4 years at the East Liberty Auto Plant and 2 many years at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama.
Honda’;s 4 U.S. auto plants are supported by engine manufacturing in Lincoln, Ala. and Anna, Ohio, and the manufacturing of automated transmissions in Russells Level, Ohio, and Tallapoosa, Ga. These plants have created 23.77 million automobile engines and 18.64 million transmissions in the United States. In 2013, almost 95 % of the Honda and Acura automobiles sold in the U.S. had been created in North America.
Over the previous 3 many years, Honda has invested approximately $ one.6 billion in its U.S. car plants to increase manufacturing and employ new technologies in items and manufacturing programs.
Honda U.S. Car Manufacturing
Honda of America Mfg.
|Marysville Auto Plant||11.4 Million – given that 1982|
|East Liberty Auto Plant||4.75 Million – since 1989|
|Honda Manufacturing of Alabama||3.one Million – because 2001|
|Honda Manufacturing of Indiana||750,000 – given that 2008|
|Honda Cumulative U.S. Auto Production||
About Honda’;s U.S. Auto Plants
The Honda of America Mfg. Marysville Car Plant shattered its prior all-time high by creating 492,409 vehicles final 12 months, up twelve percent from 2012, while the East Liberty Automobile Plant made 242,363 light trucks final 12 months. This resulted in record production of 734,772 Ohio-manufactured cars at the 2 plants in 2013. This involves 69,680 autos for export to a lot more than 40 nations.
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama made 333,556 cars along with their 6-cylinder engines in 2013, just shy of its all-time high set in 2012, due to a key model modify for the all-new 2014 Acura MDX. The Alabama plant created 20,466 vehicles for export to 49 countries in 2013.
Honda Manufacturing of Indiana made a record 241,589 automobiles final 12 months, up 21 % from 2012. The Indiana plant began car production in 2008 and additional a second shift in 2011. It created 18,559 cars for export final year.
Honda has the capacity to produce 1.92 million cars and light trucks in North America at 8 auto plants, such as in Canada and Mexico. Manufacturing recently started of the 2015 Honda Fit at a new automobile plant in Celaya, Mexico. With the new Celaya plant, Honda now has the capability to build virtually each and every solution in its lineup in North America, from sub-compact models to light trucks.
About Honda in the United States
Honda began car manufacturing in the U.S. in 1982. It now operates 9 significant manufacturing amenities in the United States, generating a wide assortment of Honda and Acura automobiles, car engines and transmissions, Honda all-terrain vehicles, and energy tools items such as lawn mowers, mini-tillers and standard goal engines, using domestic and globally sourced elements.