Honda plant to turn out natural gas Civics

November 17, 2008

Honda Manufacturing of Indiana said today that its new assembly plant in Greensburg will make a small number of Civic sedans that operate on natural gas.

The plant, which opened a month ago and staged a dedication this morning, is projected to produce 800 conventional gas-burning Civics a day.

Assembly of the "GX" natural gas model will begin next year. Honda's plant in Libertyville, Ohio, turned out 2,000 natural gas Civics this year.

Opening of the $550 million facility followed two years of construction.

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