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Honda added a second shift to its assembly plant in Canada

Creation of 400 new jobs

Honda of Canada Mfg.. (HCM) provides for adding a second shift at its second plant in the first quarter of 2011, which will increase its daily production of 400 to 600 units and will allow him to create over 400 new jobs.

"We are pleased to make this announcement as the Canadian economy shows ever signs of recovery," he says President and CEO of Honda Canada, Manabu Nishimae.

The Honda Civic Sedan, Sport utility vehicle Acura MDX and Acura ZDX crossover is assembled at the second assembly plant HCM. The Honda Civic coupe and sedan, and the compact luxury sedan Acura CSX, a Canadian exclusivity, are built at the first assembly plant HCM. The plant produces engines HCM engines 1.8 L, four-cylinder for vehicles Honda Civic.

In 2009, over 52% of all Honda and Acura vehicles sold in Canada were built both HCM plants and 91% of all Honda and Acura vehicles sold in Canada in 2009 vehicles were built in North America, more than n 'any other global automaker.

Honda has invested more than $ 2.6 billion in its two Canadian assembly plants, the annual production capacity of 390,000 vehicles. The annual production capacity of the engine plant is 200,000 units. Honda of Canada Mfg.. began operations at its first assembly plant in 1986 and opened a second plant adjacent to the first in 1998. A factory engines opened in the same place in 2008. February 2009 It is that HCM has surpassed the five millionth vehicle built in Canada since 1986.

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