Honda Automobiles: HMA Reaches Production Milestone in Celebration of a 3 Millionth Alabama-built Honda

Posted on 06. Dec, 2013 by in Honda Canada

Associates during Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC (HMA) distinguished a prolongation miracle this week, completing a 3 millionth Honda car built during a plant in Lincoln.

The prolongation of HMA’s miracle car this week comes a small some-more than 12 years given a start of mass prolongation during a $2 billion trickery on Nov. 14, 2001.

“The joining and loyalty of a 4,000 associates has authorised HMA to grasp this prolongation miracle and perform a joining to some-more than 3 million Honda business opposite a globe,” pronounced Tom Shoupe, HMA President.

HMA is a solitary prolongation source of a Odyssey minivan, a Pilot competition application vehicle, a Ridgeline pickup truck, a Acura MDX oppulance competition application car and a V-6 engines that energy any vehicle. During calendar years 2009 and 2010, a trickery also common prolongation of a Honda Accord V-6 Sedan with Honda of America Mfg. in Marysville, Ohio.

The prolongation breakdown, by model, is approximately:*

  • 1.82 million Odyssey minivans
  • 1.02 million Pilot SUVs
  • 90,000 Ridgeline trucks
  • 50,000 Acura MDX SUVs
  • 27,000 Accord V-6 Sedans (2009-2010)

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama employs some-more than 4,000 associates during a 3.7-million-square-foot Lincoln trickery and has a ability to furnish as many as 340,000 vehicles and engines any year. Over a past dual years, HMA has invested an additional $450 million and combined some-more than 400 jobs in enlargement efforts designed to raise prolongation coherence and boost annual production.

Honda noted another vital prolongation miracle this week (Dec. 2) when a East Liberty Auto Plant in Ohio constructed a 1 millionth CR-V competition application vehicle. Auto prolongation during a East Liberty plant, that employs 2,400 associates, began in 1989 and constructed a first, third-generation Honda CR-V competition application in Sep 2006.

*(All prolongation totals are rounded.)

About Honda Operations in North America
Honda began vehicle prolongation in a U.S. in 1982. It now operates 14 vital prolongation comforts in North America, producing a far-reaching operation of Honda and Acura automobiles, vehicle 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.


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