Honda invests $267 million, will add 300 jobs to increase Accord production in OhioSept. 18
Fatal Jeep crash renews criticism of recall fix to prevent firesAug. 31
A fatal accident this week involving a Jeep Liberty has revived criticism from safety advocates that a federally sanctioned recall plan to keep the vehicle's fuel tank from igniting in rear-end crashes didn't go far enough to protect motorists.
Ford lays off 130 workers at key Ohio truck plantMay 4
Honda plans $124 million wind tunnel test center in OhioApril 20
Ohio collector to auction 700 antique, classic cars in mid-JulyMarch 4
When Ron Hackenberger was 15, he borrowed money from his grandfather to buy his first car: a 1948 Studebaker. Then he kept buying. In July, the 81-year-old collector will auction about 700 other vehicles.
Acura lands jersey sponsorship deal with Columbus Crew soccer clubFeb. 24
Acura will be the official jersey sponsor and automotive partner for Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew. The deal calls for the Acura logo to appear on the front of Crew jerseys for the next three seasons.
New fronts in dealer-factory war over warranty reimbursementFeb. 20
Ohio is the latest state to adopt detailed rules requiring automakers to reimburse dealers for warranty work at the retail rates charged by the dealerships. Some service directors say they fear factory retaliation.
Ohio Supreme Court rules in Ford's favor in police cruiser crashDec. 29, 2016
The Ohio Supreme Court today ruled against a former highway patrolman who sued Ford Motor Co. after he was badly burned in 2007 when his cruiser was hit from behind by a drunken driver and burst into a fuel-fed fire.
GM plans to invest $552 million in four operationsDec. 14, 2016
General Motors plans to invest a combined $552 million at three operations in New York and one in Ohio, the automaker said today. The bulk of the investment, $333.7 million, is going toward three plants in New York.
Ford tries to fire back at Trump, citing Ohio-made trucksSept. 19, 2016
Ford Motor, attempting to push back against criticism by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for moving work to Mexico, is highlighting its booming business in big trucks after shifting production to an Ohio factory from south of the border.