Honda: 25 years of manufacturing in Alliston [VIDEO]
Total investment of $2.6 billion and a capacity to produce 390,000 vehicles annually.
ALLISTON, Ont. — Honda of Canada Mfg. (HCM), the first Japanese automaker to establish a production facility in Canada, is celebrating 25 years of manufacturing in Alliston, Ont.
It’s first manufacturing facility was built in 1986 where it produced the Honda Accord, followed by a second plant in 1998 to produce the Honda Odyssey minivan, then a $154-million engine plant in 2008.
Today the carmaker produces the Honda Civic Sedan, Si and Coupe in Plant 1, and Honda Civic Sedan and CR-V in Plant 2, which are sold in Canada and exported to the US and other markets.
HCM handles up to 390,000 vehicles annually and employs 4,000 associates.
Check out this short video.