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Honda to Invest in Ohio for Electric Vehicle Production, Including New Battery Plant with LG Energy

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and JobsOhio leaders announced that Honda and LG Energy Solution (LGES) will build a new electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in Fayette County, creating 2,200 jobs and a commitment to invest $3.5 billion.


Honda also announced its commitment to invest $700 million and create 327 jobs to retool three of its existing factories in Union, Logan, and Shelby counties for EV production.


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Photo from 1977 when Honda announced plans to build its first manufacturing plant in Ohio.

Honda’s Historical Investment Began in Ohio

Honda announces plans in 1977 to build its first manufacturing plant in Ohio.

Making History at the Ohio Statehouse

45 years to the day, Ohio and Honda leaders reenact the historic 1977 photograph.

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We Built Today, Let’s Build Tomorrow

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announces Honda will build a new EV battery plant in Fayette County

JobsOhio CEO & President J.P Nauseef at the podium

Building a Generational Opportunity in Ohio

JobsOhio CEO & President J.P Nauseef calls Honda’s $3 Billion investment a generational opportunity.

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