Honda is building a new transmission facility in Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico, on the site of its soon-to-open vehicle assembly plant. Initial output for the new facility, which will produce continuously variable transmissions primarily for Honda’s Mexico-built vehicles including the next-generation Fit subcompact, is 350,000 units annually, which should double to 700,000 “in the coming years,” Honda says. The transmission facility is slated to open in spring 2015. ...

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