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Honda is anticipating needing some more Civics to sell, and so it is increasing production capacity for both the standard 2012 Civic and the Civic Hybrid at its plant in Indiana, the one where it currently also builds the Acura ILX Hybrid and the Civic Natural Gas.

Honda announced today that its new $550 million car manufacturing plant will be plopped down in Indiana, 50 miles SE of Indianapolis. Honda is claiming that the new facility will use "advanced methods of energy and emission reduction" to attempt to be a "zero waste to landfill" facility, which I hope doesn't mean they'll just dump the waste out back. Akio Hamada, president of Honda of America Mfg. Inc., and head of Honda's manufacturing operations in the North America Region said in a press rele