Area Development
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama has announced it will add 100 jobs at its Lincoln, Alabama, plant by 2013. The hirings are part of an $84 million expansion plan by the company designed to increase the facility's production capacity.

Currently about 4,000 people work at the $1.5 billion plant, Honda's sole North American producer of the Odyssey minivan, the Pilot SUV and the Ridgeline pickup.

In total Honda will invest $275 million and add 140 jobs by 2013 to Alabama's economy, according to news reports.