Ford is investing $145 million to upgrade the Cleveland Engine Plant, creating or retaining 150 jobs as part of the company’s commitment to 8,500 jobs and invest $9 billion in its facilities across the United States over the next four years.
Ford today announced that its Ohio Assembly Plant will support additional production of the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty chassis cab, part of the toughest, smartest and most capable Super Duty truck lineup ever.
The first 2016 Ford F-150 with the ability to run on clean-burning compressed natural gas has rolled off the assembly line, making Ford – America’s truck leader – the only manufacturer to offer a CNG/propane-capable half-ton pickup.
Ford Motor Company, America’s truck leader, will create 2,000 new jobs and invest $1.3 billion in its Kentucky Truck Plant to support the launch of the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty truck – the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty truck lineup ever.
The new collective bargaining agreement ratified on Friday, Nov. 20 by United Auto Workers (UAW) represented employees in the United States provides a good foundation for Ford to create an even stronger business in the years ahead.
Working with our UAW partners, we have reached a tentative agreement for the next four years for our employees and our business. The agreement, if ratified, will help lead the Ford Motor Company, our employees and our communities into the future.
All-new Ford F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks roll off the line today for the first time in the United States. Production of the trucks at Ohio Assembly Plant, previously built in Mexico, helps secure more than 1,000 hourly UAW jobs and a $168 million plant investment in the United States.
On July 23, at Cass Tech High School in Detroit, Mich., the United Auto Workers (UAW) and Ford officially kicked off 2015 labor negotiations. Since 2011, the UAW and Ford have worked together to invest more than $6.2 billion in U.S. plants and add more than 15,000 new jobs. Today, Ford has more than 52,000 U.S. UAW hourly employees.
Since 2003, Ford has reduced the injury rate for its more than 50,000 “industrial athletes” on the assembly line by 70 percent through new ergonomics technology, lift-assist devices, workstation redesign and data-driven process changes.