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On the corner of Fifth and Main in downtown Marysville on Thursday, officials from Honda, government types and curious shop workers hoisted cell phones to see a new smart intersection project in action. Every few minutes, a Honda SUV heads toward the intersection and stops short—the driver warned of a pedestrian, emergency vehicle or red light runner.

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After placing a 25 percent tariff on U.S. pork and a 15 percent tariff on other goods like fruit and wine earlier this week, China is now threatening to go further. China is looking to expand its scope to exports essential to Central Ohio’s economy, including soybeans, beef and cars.

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Ohio manufacturers are giving mixed responses to tariffs that President Trump says he’ll place on imported steel and aluminum.

Honda of America

The Marysville-made Honda Accord has been named 2018 North American Car of the Year.

Very few companies make "supercars" that can rocket you from zero to 60 mph in a blink and then propel you to nearly 200 mph.

Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Bugatti — and of course, Honda.


Honda is recalling an additional 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles because the driver’s air bag inflators made by Takata can explode and hurl shrapnel into the passenger compartment.

Acura Recalls 106,000 SUVs Over Faulty Pulley

Jun 25, 2015
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Acura is recalling about 106,000 SUVs because an air conditioner pulley can fall off, creating a hazard for other motorists.

Auto Analyst Says Honda Unlikely To Offer Customer Incentives.

Apr 2, 2009

New car sales keep falling. Autodata Corporation says march sales dropped an average of 37 percent among G-M, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Honda. The figures come one day after Honda announced it will slow production at its Ohio plants and impose pay cuts on workers. Auto industry analyst Peter Ward tells WOSU's Marilyn Smith that even with lower sales he doubts whether Honda will begin offering customer incentives.

Honda Says It Will Cut Car And Truck Production In Ohio.

Dec 12, 2008

While Detroit automakers today consider optioins for their futures after congress passed on a financial rescue plan, A Japanese car-maker with plants in Ohio announced production cutbacks. WOSU's Tom Borgerding reports.

Honda Chooses Indiana Over Ohio

Jun 28, 2006

Honda of America says it will build a new $550,000,000 auto assembly plant in southeast Indiana. Company executives traveled to Greensburg, Indiana today to make the announcement.

Indiana was chosen over other sites being considered, including two sites in Ohio. The new plant is expected to eventually employ 2,000 workers.