Honda Invests $750 Million in Canadian Assembly Plant

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Honda has announced a large investment into its plant that will be building the next-generation Civic.

The Japanese automaker’s plant in Ontario, Canada will become the global leader for production on the 10th generation Civic, which will also mark the first time in the company’s history that a Honda plant outside Japan will be designated as a “global lead plant.” According to Honda, the Civic has been Canada’s top-selling passenger car for the past 16 years.

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The investment will be made by Honda of Canada manufacturing and will go towards technologies and processes to modernize the site’s pair of assembly plants and an engine plant. Currently, the company’s Canadian manufacturing operations can produce up to 390,000 Civic and CRV models and 240,000 four-cylinder engines per year.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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