The Honda manufacturing plant in Greensburg began producing the Acura ILX hybrid.
The production will add to the lineup of nearly 200,000 cars made in Greensburg each year.
The Honda Plant will now be producing vehicles at full capacity. The move is the final step for Honda in establishing itself as a major Indiana employer.
The new workers will build a version of the Honda Civic which runs on natural gas.
Chrysler, GM and Ford all showed double-digit growth this month.
The Greensburg Honda plant has plans to add 1,000 jobs before the end of the year.
A Duke Energy spokeswoman says it could be a three-to-four day power outage for some Indiana customers.
Storm survey teams determined an EF-2 tornado struck near Bedford and a EF-1 tornado impacted the southwest side of Greensburg.
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