Honda, LG to Build New EV Battery Facility in Fayette County

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--Officials from Honda and LG joined Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, and other state dignitaries on Tuesday, to announce a $4.2-billion investment in the Buckeye State for production of electric vehicles.

The investment includes a brand new facility in Fayette County to produce batteries for EV's.

DeWine says the location of the site will draw workers from three major metro areas, with the plant employing over 2,000 workers.

Honda will also spend $700-million on retooling their facilities in Marysville, Anna, and East Liberty for EV production.

Officials noted Tuesday's announcement came 45 years to the day that Honda announced it's initial investment in Ohio, in a motorcycle plant.

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