New Center Opened by Ohio State and Honda to Develop New and Improved Engineering Tools for Vehicle Design and Production


Interested Industry Partners Welcomed to Join New Research Center at Grand Opening Event The Ohio State University and Honda celebrated the grand opening of the new Simulation Innovation and Modeling Center (SIMCenter) by inviting other potential industry partners to collaborate at the facility designed to advance product performance and manufacturing processes through computer-aided simulation. Located […]

Honda Honors Top North American Suppliers

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In the ‘Year of Honda,’ Suppliers are asked to focus on creating new value for Customers Both OEM and Service Parts Suppliers Receive Awards for Performance  Honda honored more than 64 North American auto suppliers for their achievements in supplying parts for Honda and Acura vehicles at the 31st annual Honda Supplier Conference, held April […]

Honda to Install Wind Turbines for Ohio Manufacturing Plant

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In another example of how Honda is looking forward and blazing the trail of environmentally-friendly auto manufacturing, Honda announced it will install two wind turbines that will supply 10% of the energy for its Russell Point, Ohio plant. According to this article, “These wind turbines stand at 160 feet tall; the blades will be 160 […]

Honda Develops Environmentally-Friendly Automobile Painting Process

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Honda not only prides itself on innovative vehicles, but also innovative systems. Honda has applied that creativity and eye for environmental-friendliness to its automobile painting system called “Honda Smart Ecological Paint.” According to this article, “It will reduce the amount of paint materials used, eliminate 40 percent of painting processes, and reduce 40 percent of […]

Honda to Build Accord Hybrid in U.S., Create Jobs

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In another example of how ‘American’ Honda is, Honda recently announced it will build the hybrid version of the extremely popular 2013 Honda Accord at its Marysville, Ohio plant. This means Honda will be investing $23 million and create 50 new jobs. While 50 jobs added onto the already 4,400 jobs at that plant, may […]

Hurricane Sandy Will Not Affect Honda Sales Much

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The United States is Honda’s biggest market and the northeast is the populated part of the U.S., so you would think the devastation of Hurricane Sandy would deeply affect their year-end sales projections. Well, you’d be wrong. Honda still expects sales to exceed last year’s by about 25 percent, meaning about 1.46 million Hondas will […]

Auto Industry Goes Into Overdrive


  According to this article, the auto industry ‘went from reverse to overdrive in three years.’ We all remember the days when the federal government bailed out some American auto makers and the global market took a huge hit with tough economic times. What some of may not realize is that slowly, the auto industry […]

Honda Uses Own Solar Panels to Charge Plants


Honda Uses Own Solar Panels to Charge Plants With the slumping economy, like many businesses, Honda found it a little tougher to sell its CIGS thing solar panels (the thinnest solar panels in the world). Instead of pulling the plug, so to speak, Honda has decided to put those solar panels to use on its […]

Man Close to 1,000,000 Mile Goal in His Honda Civic


Man Close to 1,000,000 Mile Goal in His Honda Civic The only thing bringing down this 2006 Honda Civic with 750,000 miles on it? A deer. “I’ll keep driving this car ’till I hit another deer. After that it’s getting put up in the garage where I’ll start rebuilding it from the ground up as […]

Honda Has Record-Breaking Month for Production in US

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Honda Has Record-Breaking Month for Production in US The Honda manufacturers are burning the midnight oil in North America and the United States (actually, probably not oil since their plants are the cleanest automobile plants in the world)! In January, Honda manufactured almost 150,000 units in North America, a 33.8% increase from January 2011 and […]