Canadian Manufacturing

Ford will shift medium duty truck production from Mexico to U.S.

The company says it's investing $168 million to make the change

March 7, 2014  by The Associated Press

AVON LAKE, Ohio—Ford Motor Co. will build its Ford F-650 and F-750 trucks at its assembly plant in Ohio.

The automaker says it is shifting production from Mexico to its Avon Lake plant. Production will begin early next year.

The move announced is part of a pledge Ford made with union leaders in 2011 to shift medium-duty truck production from Mexico.

The company says it’s investing $168 million to make the change.


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