Governor Mike Pence kicked off his economic development mission to Japan on Sunday. It marks the seventh jobs tour for the governor since taking office.
Two recently published studies suggest Indiana’s economy may remain strong despite sequestration.
Governor Mitch Daniels stopped at a plant he says has become a gem of the entire Indiana economy.
The Honda plant plans to hire hundreds of new workers because of increased demand.
The Honda manufacturing plant in Greensburg began producing the Acura ILX hybrid.
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.
Greensburg Honda Plant officials are adjusting production levels in an effort to preserve parts.