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New milestone at town's car maker
Employees from Honda's Swindon factory helping to unveil the three-door Civic
The Civic is made at Honda's Swindon factory
The two-millionth car is due to roll off the production line at Honda in Swindon on Friday.

The silver CR-V will be finished nearly 16 years after car manufacturing began in October 1992.

A spokesman for the company said it also planned to invest 80m to upgrade and improve manufacturing processes at its Wiltshire-based plant.

In 2007, Honda in Britain produced 237,783 cars and is planning to make some 236,000 in 2008.

Honda director David Hodgetts said: "This fresh investment will enable Honda to improve overall competitiveness and increase the level of localised manufacture in Swindon."

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