Honda said the closure is not Brexit-driven.
Will temporarily idle a second-shift production line in August at its Marysville, Ohio, assembly plant.
Involves 2001 to 2016 model years that were not included in the massive string of Takata recalls for air bags.
CEO says the decision was not related to Brexit; based on competitive factors and need to accelerate its production of electric vehicles.
Japanese air bag maker’s defective products linked to 23 fatalities worldwide.
Trump, trade and technology’s impact on the auto sector.
Automaker a big Takata customer; some 100 million air-bag inflators were recalled worldwide.
Automaker expects to sell 5.08 million vehicles for the fiscal year through March 2018.
He was working inside a 2001 Honda Accord using a hammer with the ignition on.
Of major automakers, only Hyundai and Volkswagen reported increases.
Will have manufacturing and sales operations in the US and China.
No recalls related to the US one are being announced in other regions yet.
Minivans are being recalled because second-row seats may not lock fully into position.
Plant was completely offline for about two weeks after the two major quakes in April.
Will work on research that seeks to harmonize mobility with people.