Acura Automobiles: Production of 2014 Acura MDX Begins in Alabama

Posted on 02. May, 2013 by in Acura Canada

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley assimilated some-more than 1,500 associates during Honda Manufacturing of Alabama (HMA) currently to applaud a start of mass prolongation of a all-new 2014 Acura MDX oppulance competition application vehicle.

HMA is now a disdainful tellurian prolongation source of a Acura MDX, along with pivotal Honda light lorry models, including a Odyssey minivan, a Pilot competition application car and a Ridgeline pickup. HMA also builds a V-6 engines that energy any model.  The 2014 Acura MDX comforts an all-new Earth Dreams Technology approach injection V-6 engine going into prolongation in North America for a initial time.

“Today, we applaud a new Alabama-made vehicle, fueled by a honour of Honda associates who are committed to surpassing a expectations of a Acura customers,” pronounced Tom Shoupe, HMA president.  

Designed, engineered and grown in a U.S., a seven-passenger Acura MDX has prolonged been a benchmark car in a shred and Acura’s top-selling car for a past year. Built on a totally new platform, a redesigned 2014 MDX offers softened float comfort, a some-more versatile and lush cabin, class-leading fuel economy and extended energetic performance.

“What a pleasing car we have combined together,” pronounced Jim Keller, arch operative for a 2014 Acura MDX during Honda RD in Raymond, Ohio. “Today we applaud not a finish line, though a starting line. Our competition is only beginning, and to win this competition takes a consistent and committed concentration on peculiarity and on a customer.”

The 2014 MDX, that will go on sale during Acura dealers national in a entrance weeks, is also designed to grasp a top accessible reserve ratings, and will be offering for a initial time in a some-more affordable and even some-more fuel-efficient two-wheel-drive configuration. Pricing information will be announced closer to a on-sale date.

About Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama began prolongation in 2001 with a Honda Odyssey minivan and now produces 4 vehicles and V-6 engines during a $2 billion trickery in Lincoln. Using domestic and globally sourced parts, accumulative prolongation in Alabama is now impending 3 million vehicles and engines. HMA has invested roughly $400 million during a past 24 months and has hired an additional 400 associates in both routine and veteran positions. HMA has also increasing a prolongation ability by 40,000 units to a sum of 340,000 vehicles and V-6 engines any year and now employs some-more than 4,000 associates.

About Honda Operations in North America
Honda now operates 14 vital production comforts in North America, producing a far-reaching operation of Honda and Acura automobiles, car engines and transmissions, Honda all-terrain vehicles, and energy apparatus products such as grass mowers, mini-tillers and ubiquitous purpose engines, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

Seven Honda automobile plants in a North American region, including 4 in a U.S., have a ability to furnish 1.63 million automobiles any year. In 2012, 90 percent of a Honda and Acura automobiles sole in a U.S. were constructed in North America. This will boost to 1.92 million vehicles per year in 2014, when a sales commission of locally constructed automobiles is approaching to arise to some-more than 95 percent.


Acura offers a full line of technologically modernized opening oppulance vehicles by a network of 272 dealers within a United States. The Acura lineup comforts 7 particular models including a all-new RLX oppulance flagship sedan, a TL opening oppulance sedan, a TSX Sport Wagon and sedan, a ILX compress oppulance sedan, a RDX oppulance crossover SUV, a MDX oppulance competition application car and a ZDX four-door sports coupe.

Contacts:
Ted Pratt, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC
ted_pratt@hma.honda.com
(205) 355-5137
(205) 515-8579 cell

Mark Morrison, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC
mark_morrison@hma.honda.com
(205) 355-5136
(205) 837-8678 cell


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