Governor DeWine Statement on Honda/LG Announcement

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement regarding today’s news reports that Honda and LG will build a battery plant for electric vehicles in the United States at a site to be determined:

“Ohio’s advanced manufacturing future is bright.   With automakers moving to manufacture more and more electric vehicles, we want Honda to expand its operation in Ohio.  For almost 40 years, Ohio has been at the center of Honda’s North American vehicle production, and we are working with Honda and LG to ensure that they choose Ohio for this new electric battery plant.”