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Ford to demolish 25 percent of its former Wixom assembly plant

Ford to demolish 25 percent of its former Wixom assembly plant

Ford Motor Company is tearing down about 25 percent of its former Wixxom assembly plant in Michigan. According to Ford spokeswoman Becky Sanch, the automaker is currently in sales negotiations on the property and the demolition is agreed upon by everyone involved. The City of Wixom has said the plant […]

Ford Motor to build $1bn factory in India

Ford Motor to build $1bn factory in India

U.S based carmaker Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it has laid the foundation for its second plant in India, as the automaker seeks to expand its presence and sales in the growing automobile market. The plant in the western state of Gujarat will have the capacity to manufacture 240,000 cars […]

Chicago Assembly reject Ford deal; Strike very possible

Chicago Assembly reject Ford deal; Strike very possible

Another major Ford plant has voted against the proposed agreement with the UAW. Ford Motor Co. workers at the Chicago Assembly Plant have overwhelmingly voted down the proposed labor contract with the United Auto Workers. Nearly 77 percent of members rejected the contract, said Scott Houldieson, financial secretary for United […]

India: Ford to invest $72 mn to expand engine plant

India: Ford to invest $72 mn to expand engine plant

US car maker Ford Motor Company today said it will invest $72 million (nearly Rs 325 crore) in expanding its diesel engine production capacity by over 30% in India within next one year. Production will rise to 330,000 engines by mid-2012, the company said, creating over 300 new jobs, at […]

Report: Ford may build a new factory in China

Report: Ford may build a new factory in China

Ford Motor Company said Friday it plans to spend $490 million on building a new car plant in northern China after its current three-way joint car assembly venture splits into two separate entities, the 21st Century Herald newspaper reported today, citing people it didn’t identify. The factory, to be built […]