Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc.

2/28/2002 3:58:07 PM

Location:

Timmonsville, South Carolina

Plant Size:

433,000 square feet - All-terrain vehicles (ATV) facility
88,000 square feet -- Personal Watercraft (PWC) facility

Site Size:

625 acres

Production Startup:

July 1998 (ATVs)
Fall 2000 (Engines)
December 2002 (PWCs)

Production Capacity:

250,000 ATVs annually
100 PWCs daily - approximately 8,000 units of PWC production is planned for the '03 model year

Capital Investment:

$111 million (includes $11 million for PWC facility)

Employment:

1,650 associates (when PWC production begins)

Operations:

Frame: Welding, frame assembly, painting, plastic molding, assembly, quality assurance, dynamic testing;
Engine: High pressure and low pressure die casting, ferrous and aluminum machining, engine and differential assembly, engine testing

Products:

FourTrax 4-wheel all-terrain vehicles (ATVs):
-- Foreman ES/Foreman S/Foreman Rubicon
-- Rancher 4x4/Rancher 4x4 ES
-- Rancher/Rancher ES
-- Recon/Recon ES
Sportrax ATV Models:
--400 EX
--250 EX
AquaTrax Personal Watercraft (PWCs):
--F-12/F-12X
Components (for other Honda plants):
--Engines
--Fuel Tanks
--Swing Arms
--Differentials