Acura Automobiles: Acura MDX Production Begins during Second Facility in a U.S.

Posted on 01. Jun, 2017 by in Acura Canada

  • East Liberty Plant in Ohio Joins Alabama Plant in Producing MDX
  • Five of Acura’s Six Products Now Built in Ohio

Production of a Acura MDX oppulance SUV was bolstered now when a East Liberty Auto Plant (ELP) in Ohio began producing a award-winning Acura vehicle, a second U.S. plant to build America’s best-selling 3-row oppulance SUV of all time. ELP joins Honda Manufacturing of Alabama in Lincoln, Ala. in producing a MDX

With a further of MDX prolongation during ELP, 5 of Acura’s 6 products are now built in Ohio.  The MDX joins a fast mate, a award-winning RDX sport-utility vehicle, during ELP, while associates during a Marysville Auto Plant build a TLX and ILX oppulance sedans.  The Acura NSX is also constructed exclusively during a Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville – a usually supercar built in America.

ELP invested $85 million for a further of new welding equipment, a prolongation of car conveyors and other changes compulsory to support prolongation of a MDX, and will assume solitary prolongation of a MDX this fall. This will capacitate a Alabama plant to boost prolongation of a Honda Pilot, assisting both a Acura and Honda brands accommodate increasing patron direct for their particular light lorry models.

“From a startup 3 decades ago producing tiny sedans to a 3 opposite light trucks we build today, a associates continue to denote a skills indispensable for high peculiarity and stretchable manufacturing,” pronounced Tim Myers, East Liberty Auto Plant Manager. “I’m unapproachable of a joining of a group to take on new hurdles to accommodate a needs of a customers.”

The rested and restyled 2017 Acura MDX introduced final year, lifted a diversion with confidant new extraneous styling, incomparable circle and tire options and an stretched element of reward comforts and technologies, including a AcuraWatch™ apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies, now offering as customary apparatus on all 2017 MDX models, a initial in a oppulance SUV segment.

ELP also produces a best-selling SUV in America, a Honda CR-V, and served as a tellurian lead plant in several pivotal areas for a new launch of a all-new 2017 CR-V.The plant employs 2,350 associates and has a annual ability to make 240,000 newcomer cars and light trucks. The 2.8 million block feet plant started prolongation in Dec 1989.

Honda in North America
Honda determined operations in America in 1959 and now employs some-more than 40,000 associates in a North American sales, RD and prolongation operations with sum collateral investment in North America surpassing $22 billion. Honda companies in a United States paint a accumulative investment of some-more than $17 billion and occupy some-more than 30,000 associates in a design, development, manufacture, marketing, financing and servicing of Honda and Acura automobiles, Honda powersports products and Honda energy apparatus products.

Honda has been producing products in America for some-more than 37 years regulating domestic and globally sourced tools and now operates 12 vital prolongation comforts in a U.S., including 5 automobile plants. Honda also operates 14 vital investigate and growth centers in a U.S. with a ability to entirely design, rise and operative many of a products Honda produces in North America. In 2016, some-more than 68 percent of all Honda and Acura automobiles sole in a U.S. were done in America, some-more than any other vital automaker solely one.


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