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Honda Is Made in America

As other auto manufacturers begin to abandon sedans and other car models, Honda’s presence in the U.S. remains strong.

Ford made headlines last year after announcing it will halt production of the Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, and Taurus, eliminating almost 90 percent of their North American car lineup by 2020. It is yet to be seen how this will affect American jobs, however, the Ford Motor Co. will begin cutting thousands of jobs throughout Europe and potentially closing factories as well. More recently, General Motors revealed plans to restructure their lineup, discontinuing various models under the GM umbrella like the Chevrolet Cruze, Impala, and Volt; the Cadillac CT6 and Cadillac XTS; and the Buick LaCrosse. According to Car and Driver, this cost-saving tactic will result in several North American plants being shut down before the end of this year. Conversely, Honda’s U.S. plants manufactured nearly two-thirds of the Honda and Acura vehicles sold in America in 2018 and have shown no signs of slowing down car production.

Honda 2018 U.S. Production Totals

Honda U.S.-Based Production

Honda was the first Japanese automaker to build engines (1985) and transmissions (1989) in the U.S. and the first to export U.S.-built cars to overseas markets (1987), and now has exported 1.3 million automobiles from the U.S. since that time. Today, Honda has 12 manufacturing facilities in the United States that produce Honda and Acura vehicles and their engines, transmissions, and components; aircraft and aircraft engines; power equipment; and powersports products.

BUCKEYE STATE PRODUCTION

Ohio facilities located in Marysville, Anna, and East Liberty are responsible for producing the Accord and Accord Hybrid, CR-V, various Acura models, and multiple engine types.

GEORGIA EXPORTS

Honda Precision Parts of Georgia is the exclusive producer of Honda’s 10-speed automatic transmission.

GOING GREEN IN INDIANA

Indiana is responsible for building the Insight Hybrid, further increasing Honda’s investment in the production of electrified vehicles in the United States.

DESIGNED & BUILT IN AMERICA

The all-new 2019 Passport became the 8th Honda light truck to be both developed and built in the United States when it joined Alabama’s production roster.

AVIATION IN NORTH CAROLINA

The Honda Aircraft Company’s worldwide headquarters—where the HondaJet is manufactured—is located in Greensboro, while aircraft engines are built by Honda Aero in Burlington.

United States Honda Plant Locations

Made in the U.S.A.

Honda began manufacturing in America in 1979 when it opened its first plant in Marysville, Ohio. Today, Honda builds products at 12 manufacturing plants across the country. Honda has built 26.1 million cars and light trucks in the U.S. since 1982.

 

 

Honda Invests in America

Since establishing its first U.S. business operation, a Los Angeles storefront in 1959, Honda has continued investing in America for 60 years—fulfilling its longstanding commitment to build products closer to the customer.

Most recently, Honda’s new investment into U.S. operations has reached $5.6 billion during the past five years.

Honda employs more than 31,000 associates in the U.S., with 75 percent of these associates working in manufacturing.

They have 75 U.S. facilities include manufacturing plants, R&D facilities, parts centers, marketing, sales, service, and finance operations.

Honda has invested $1.1 billion into its American R&D operations. They have the longest U.S. manufacturing presence of any international automaker, contributing to the U.S. economy through manufacturing, R&D, sales, and finance operations—all based here in America.

Honda U.S. Investments Graphic

 
Honda U.S. Materials Suppliers Map

Honda Top Investment States

Investing in America’s Communities

Not only does Honda invest in the U.S. economy, but they’re also investing in communities all across the country. Since 1984, the American Honda Foundation has awarded grants to community organizations that have served more than 118 million Americans.

 

 

[1] Honda has built 26.1 Million cars and light trucks in the U.S. since 1982, HondaInAmerica.com *“The Most American Cars and Trucks You Can Buy (By Parts Content!),” Car and Driver, March 2019. [2] Car and Driver, November 2018. Visit https://www.caranddriver.com/features/g25307911/general-motors-killing-cars-production-2019/ for more information. [3] Fortune, November 2018. Visit http://fortune.com/2018/11/26/gm-discontinue-car-models-chevrolet-volt-cruze-impala-buick-lacrosse-cadillac-xts-ct6/ for more information. [4] Bloomberg, January 2019. Visit https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-10/ford-to-cut-thousands-of-jobs-in-europe-eyes-plant-closures for more information. [5] Visit https://hondainamerica.com/ for more information.

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