Govs Get It Done: Ford Adds Thousands of Jobs, Invests Billions of Dollars in Detroit Area Under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
“This is great news for Michigan autoworkers, their families and our economy as a whole.” – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
This week, Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a decision by Ford Motor Company to expand two of its facilities and establish a new center in Michigan, creating over 3,000 new jobs in the Detroit area. The well-paying, skilled jobs and $1.45 billion investment by Ford is thanks to Gov. Whitmer’s administration’s commitment to economic growth and the creation of high paying, skilled jobs in the state.
Read more about Ford’s investment in Michigan:
AP: Ford to Add 3,000 Jobs in the Detroit Area, Invest $1.45B
Ford Motor Co. is adding 3,000 jobs at two factories in the Detroit area and investing $1.45 billion to build new pickup trucks, SUVs, and electric and autonomous vehicles.
“This is great news for Michigan autoworkers, their families and our economy as a whole,” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said in a statement. “I’m glad Ford recognizes that Michigan is home to some of the most innovative, hardworking people in the world, and has opened up opportunities for 3,000 new good-paying jobs in our state.”
The Detroit News: Ford gets incentives to invest $1.5 billion in Wayne County, add 3,000 jobs
Ford Motor Co. on Tuesday received approval for up to $35.3 million in incentives from the state of Michigan to invest more than $1.45 billion in Wayne County manufacturing facilities that would add 3,000 jobs.
At Dearborn Truck Plant, Ford will add 300 jobs and invest about $700 million to support the production of new electrified variants of its F-150 truck, producing both an F-150 hybrid and fully electric F-150. Ford will also create a new operation for the assembly of battery cell packs in Dearborn.
CBS Detroit: Ford To Add 3,000 Jobs, Invest $1.45B At Two Detroit-Area Plants
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday a decision by Ford Motor Company to expand at two if its key facilities and establish a new vehicle modification center in southeast Michigan, creating more than 3,000 well-paying and skilled trades jobs for Michigan workers.