Honda to move Accord production to Indiana in 2025 as part of EV shift

MARYSVILLE, Ohio — Honda officials announced Tuesday that the company plans to move production of its Accord sedan from Marysville to Indiana in 2025 as part of its shift to electric vehicle (EV) production.

In October 2022, Honda announced that the company would be investing $4.2 billion into electric vehicle (EV) production in Ohio, including a new EV battery plant.

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Officials announced a $700 million investment at three plants, including its Anna Engine Plant in Shelby County, East Liberty Auto Plant in Logan County and Marysville Auto Plant in Union County.

Marysville will be Honda’s first U.S. auto plant to transition to making EVs.

The Marysville plant will begin preparing for EV production as early as January 2024, by consolidating its two production lines currently making vehicles powered by internal combustion engines and hybrid-electric vehicle systems, Honda said.

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Based on the planned consolidation of production lines at the Marysville plant, production of the Honda Accord will transfer to the Indiana Auto Plant (IAP) in 2025, Honda said.

The Anna Engine Plant (AEP) will shift production of some engine components to the Honda engine plant in Alabama to prepare for production of battery cases for EV models, Honda said.

Honda said it expects to “maintain employment stability across all locations” during the next steps in the transition.

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