MANUFACTURED IN AMERICA
- Honda's total U.S. capital investment reached $14 billion in 2012.
- Honda has maintained a local auto production rate of 75 percent or higher for the past 15 years.
- Honda has exported more than one million automobiles from the U.S. since 1987.
- Jobs in manufacturing represent 79 percent of Honda's direct U.S. employment.
- 85 percent of U.S.—produced Honda general purpose engines are sold to U.S.-based manufacturers and are used in a variety of their products.
- Honda Aircraft Company has invested more than $100 million into its production facility in Greensboro, N.C. for HondaJet, a new advanced light jet. This facility is part of the 83-acre campus Honda Aircraft Company world headquarters.
- Honda Aero, Inc. invested more than $38 million into its aircraft engine production facility in Burlington, N.C. to supply the engines for HondaJet.
- Honda was the first Japanese automaker to build engines (1985) and transmissions (1989) in the U.S. and the first to export U.S.-built cars to overseas markets (Accord 1987).
Honda and Acura products are built using domestic and globally sourced parts.
Honda’s nine manufacturing plants
in America help create stable
manufacturing employment and
support tens of thousands of jobs
through Honda’s U.S. suppliers.
Capital Investment in Manufacturing Through 2011
2011 U.S. Production
Honda created a flexible manufacturing
system that enables the company to quickly
and efficiently move production of products
from one plant to another and to build
multiple products on the same line. By
staying flexible, Honda’s manufacturing
plants can adjust to market demand while
maximizing capacity, which helps to provide
a stable production base for associates,
dealers, and suppliers in America.