[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
Just a bit of Civic 5-door trim info
More.......................
PRESS RELEASE: Motorcars Honda to host Solar Derby Event, Friday July 22
More.......................
SPIED ON THE STREET! First look at the 2018 Honda Accord!
More.......................
SPIED ON THE STREET! 2017 Honda Civic Si
More.......................
Acura NSX GT3 Racecar Prepares for Competition
More.......................
American Honda Reports June Sales Increase, Setting New Records for Light Trucks
More.......................
Honda Celebrates Four Decades of Accord – America’s Best-Selling Car Over the Past 40 years
More.......................
2017 Acura NSX Supercar Claims Class Victory in North American Racing Debut at Pikes Peak
More.......................
Civic --> Re: How many airbags are affected?
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: "Alright, Honda, Let’s Do This Before It’s Too Late Forever...”
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Any new news/info on the next generation Acura's?
Join Discussion......
Strictly Technical --> Re: Intercooling the new Civics?
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 - 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Opulance, Honda's new top luxury brand
Join Discussion......
Ridgeline - General Talk --> Re: Jsport dealer options for Ridgeline
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Fit & Finish - Tesla Model X P90 in Greensboro, North Carolina
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: 2017 Civic Hatchback
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Honda's European Resurgence Continues
Join Discussion......
NSX --> Re: NSX Reviews are Coming In
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: 06 Si and Takata
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Tesla's latest expansion plans (and subsequent borrowing needs)
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Honda halogen headlight performance
Join Discussion......
Pilot --> Re: 2011 Pilot - Avoid having passenger sit in front?
Join Discussion......
Honda's Indiana Plant Begins Production of 2010 Civic Sedans for Export
 Date: September 21, 2009 11:03
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Honda Press Release
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


GREENSBURG, Ind., Sept. 21, 2009 - Less than a year after starting mass production,* the Honda Manufacturing of Indiana plant is announcing today the building of Honda Civic Sedans for sale in Mexico and export to 22 Latin American and Caribbean nations and U.S. territories.

The first Civics destined for export were shipped last week. Until now, the more than 50,000 Civics built at the Greensburg plant had been sold exclusively in the United States.

"We designed our Greensburg plant to be world class, and thanks to the spirit and quality work of our Indiana associates, we will soon be proving it around the globe," said Yuzo Uenohara, president of Honda Manufacturing of Indiana (HMIN) LLC.

The Greensburg plant was dedicated in November 2008. Its associates work on all aspects of vehicle production, including metal stamping, plastic injection molding, painting, subassembly and final assembly. Engines for Civics made in Greensburg are produced at Honda's engine plant in Anna, Ohio.

"The United States remains the primary market for our Indiana-built Civics," said Rick Schostek, Honda Manufacturing of Indiana vice president. "Manufacturing products for export broadens the experiences of our associates, contributes positively to America's and Indiana's international trade, and shows our commitment to the continued growth and evolution of our business in Indiana."

Honda's initial U.S. auto production for export occurred in 1987 when the Marysville Auto Plant in Ohio built Accords for shipment to Taiwan. Shipments to Japan followed the following year. Since beginning manufacturing operations in the United States 30 years ago, Honda has exported more than 3 million automobiles, light trucks, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and power products.

"We are proud of our Indiana workforce," Schostek said. "Our Greensburg plant has ramped up to full single-shift production, and now we have embarked on production for export. This is another step in our growth."

In addition to Mexico, the Greensburg plant will build vehicles for sale throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, and the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico, Guam and Saipan.

In May, Honda announced that the Greensburg plant had become the sole production source of the near-zero emissions, natural gas-powered Honda Civic GX Sedan.

About Honda Manufacturing of Indiana:

Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC (HMIN) produces the popular and fuel-efficient Honda Civic Sedan and Honda Civic GX. HMIN is Honda's seventh auto assembly plant in North America and one of 16 major Honda manufacturing facilities in North America, including two under construction in North Carolina.

Honda began US. operations in 1959 with the establishment of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., as the company's first overseas subsidiary. Honda began U.S. manufacturing in 1979 with motorcycle production, followed by car production in 1982, in Marysville, Ohio. Cumulative output of Honda and Acura automobiles in North America surpassed the 20 million mark in February 2009 and the 15 million mark in the U.S. alone in May.
Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  devalued dollar: cheap US labor
TonyEX 10
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2017 Honda Ridgeline ride along
Read Article....................
2017 Honda Ridgeline PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
First Drive: 2017 Acura NSX(!)
Read Article....................
2017 Acura NSX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Video: Guy Melville-Brown talks about the 2016 Civic Coupe design
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2015 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy