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April 15, 2019

Dongfeng Honda opens its third auto plant in Wuhan

Dongfeng Honda Automobile a Honda automobile production and sales joint venture in China, held an opening ceremony to commemorate the completion of construction of its third automobile plant in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

By Sam Duke

Dongfeng Honda Automobile a Honda automobile production and sales joint venture in China, held an opening ceremony to commemorate the completion of construction of its third automobile plant in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The ceremony was attended by approximately 400 attendees including representatives from the governments of Wuhan, Hubei Province, Zhu Yanfeng, chairman of Dongfeng Motor Group, as well as Takahiro Hachigo, president, representative director and CEO of Honda Motor, and Yasuhide Mizuno, chief officer for Regional Operations (China) of Honda Motor.

As a new plant capable of responding flexibly to the advancement of products, including the acceleration of electrification, this plant will accommodate production of electrified models. Moreover, this new plant is equipped with a water recycling system and emission treatment equipment which makes it more environmentally-responsible and realises high efficiency through proactive adoption of automation in each production process. With such state-of-the-art production technologies, the plant will begin production before the end of this month.

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