automobile industry http://wfpl.org en Honda Begins Acura Production at Indiana Factory http://wfpl.org/post/honda-begins-acura-production-indiana-factory <p>Honda has begun production&nbsp;of&nbsp;a new&nbsp;Acura model at its Greensburg, Indiana plant.</p><p>Company officials and Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman took part in a ceremony today at the plant as workers began building the Acura ILX.&nbsp;</p><p>The model&rsquo;s gas-powered and gas-electric hybrid versions will be exclusively built at the Greensburg factory.</p><p>The Honda plant about 90 miles northeast of Louisville opened in 2008. It roughly doubled its workforce last year by hiring nearly one thousand new employees when it added a second production shift.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 17:43:19 +0000 Rick Howlett 32 at http://wfpl.org Honda Begins Acura Production at Indiana Factory