Ohio’s motor vehicle industry

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The state is second only to Michigan in plants, employment.

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March 7, 2017

1.62 million light duty vehicles (made in 2015)

103,750 employees (27,190 in OEM operations)

10.3% of Ohio’s overall economy

FCA US Toledo: 2nd largest automotive complex in North America; Produced 564,934 vehicles in 2015, second only to Nissan Smyrna, Tennessee’s 633,347

8 assembly plants

  • FCA Toledo North: Jeep Cherokee
  • FCA Toledo Supplier Park: Jeep Wrangler
  • Ford Ohio Assembly Plant (Avon Lake): E-Series cutaway vans; F-650 F-750 commercial trucks
  • General Motors (GM) Lordstown Assembly Plant: Chevrolet Cruze
  • Honda East Liberty Assembly: Honda CR-V Acura RDX Acura MDX
  • Honda Marysville Assembly: Honda Accord Acura TLX Acura ILX Acura NSX (at adjacent facility)
  • Navistar Assembly (Springfield): International ProStar+ WorkStar DuraStar TerraStar TranStar
  • Paccar Kenworth Assembly (Chillicothe): Kenworth commercial trucks

Major OEM operations

  • FCA Toledo Machining: Steering columns torque converters
  • Ford Cleveland Engine Plant: 2L I-4 2.3L I-4 3.5L V6 3.7L V6
  • Ford Lima Engine Plant: 2.7L V6 3.5L V6 3.7L V6
  • Ford Sharonsville Transmission: Truck transmissions gears
  • GM Toledo Transmission: 6-speed 8-speed transmissions
  • DMAX (Dayton GM/Isuzu joint venture): Diesel engines
  • GM Defiance Foundry: V6 V8 engine blocks
  • GM Parma Metal Center: Vehicle stampings
  • Honda Anna Engine Plant: I-4 V6 engines transmission components
  • Honda North American Headquarters, R&D Center (Marysville)
  • Honda Transmission (Russells Point): Automatic continuously variable transmissions (CVT)

Source: Ohio Development Services Agency