Honda to Start Making Accords at Alabama Factory

Honda Motor Co. says it will begin making V-6 Accord sedans at its Lincoln, Ala., factory by the middle of 2009.

The conversion to Accords in Alabama frees more space for Honda's plant in Marysville, Ohio, to build more fuel-efficient our-cylinder Accords. The company also says it will increase production of four-cylinder engines at its factory in Anna, Ohio.

The Lincoln plant will continue to make Odyssey minivans and Pilot sport utility vehicles.

Company spokesman Ed Miller says Honda will cut 8,000 vehicles from production at the Lincoln plant in November because sales have softened.

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