The 10 millionth U.S.-built Honda Accord rolled off the assembly line today at Honda's first U.S. auto plant in Marysville, Ohio, as all four Honda auto plants in America celebrated the cumulative production of 20 million automobiles in the U.S. Honda also marked the achievement at two engine and two transmission plants that build the powertrains used in Honda's U.S.-built cars and trucks.
The Marysville Auto Plant is the historic site of the first Honda Accord produced in America on Nov. 1, 1982, and the first Japanese auto plant to begin production…
Proving itself to be a truly global brand, our mutually preferred Japanese automaker has production facilities that are situated worldwide. One such plant is located here in North America, in Calaya, Mexico, and was just recently constructed after an ample $800 million investment by Honda.
Just yesterday, we were telling you fine folks about how the gang at Kelley Blue Book awarded our very own 2014 Honda Accord with top honors in their annual "5-Year Cost to Own Awards." Naturally, it was quite the cause for celebration here at Honda of Concord, and though it's only been 24 hours, we have yet another reason to break out the bubbly.
When drivers from the Charlotte and Huntersville areas are looking for a new car that will be able to shuttle passengers around town, get great gas mileage, and offer fun behind the wheel, all without breaking the bank; we point them right to the Honda Fit. This spunky hatchback has become an American favorite ever since it hit the market and typically sells tens of thousands of models a year. Now our favorite Japanese automaker?
For all the sweet moments in life, your Honda Accord is there. Likewise, when the skies look a bit grey, your Accord is there. You see, bright or grim, it's these moments that our choice Japanese automaker is highlighting in a new campaign entitled 'Start Something Special'.
Honda will lead the 125th annual Tournament of Roses Parade with the "Keeping Dreams on Track" historic-meets-futuristic train-themed float, powered by a specially-configured Honda hybrid engine. The premier float of the 2014 Rose Parade, will measure an unprecedented 274 feet in length, and is set to break the record as the longest Rose Parade float, currently held by Honda's 2005 Rose Parade float entry (207 feet). The float's design embodies Honda's "Follow Your Dreams" spirit ? looking into the future where all things are possible by following your dreams ? while also fulfilling the dreams of parade spectators.
Wondering how the new Honda Accord Hybrid stacks up against the competition? Watch the video below, and find out!