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Tuesday, 17 December 2019 19:46

Ford to Invest Over $1.45 Billion, Add 3,000 Jobs in Michigan Plants

Ford to Invest Over $1.45 Billion, Add 3,000 Jobs in Michigan Plants Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company is investing more than $1.45 billion in two southeast Michigan manufacturing facilities and adding 3,000 new jobs to strengthen its leadership in trucks and SUVs and support the company’s expansion into electric and autonomous vehicles.

Ford is investing approximately $750 million and adding 2,700 new direct jobs at its manufacturing facility in Wayne, MI, during the next three years.

 

At Ford’s Dearborn manufacturing site, Ford will add 300 jobs and invest about $700 million to support production of new electrified variants of its F-150 truck, producing both a F-150 hybrid and fully electric F-150.

 

“At Ford, we are investing aggressively in building on our strengths today – including trucks and SUVs – while at the same time expanding our leadership into electric and autonomous vehicles,” said Joe Hinrichs, Ford’s president, Automotive. “We are proud of our commitment to invest in manufacturing here in Michigan.”

 

Obtained via media.ford.com.

 

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