Contact Us

Ford Cancels Mexico Plant, Brings 700 New Jobs To Michigan Instead

Ford Car Manufacturing Plant In Valencia
Getty Images

Ford Motor Company had planned on building a huge new factory in Mexico, but yesterday announced that it will bring 700 new jobs to their Flat Rock, Michigan plant instead.

The move comes with some very coincidental timing, after Ford faced some criticism from President Elect Trump for building in Mexico.  Trump fired shots at GM as well shortly before the announcement was made by Ford.

While Ford officials would not say that Trump was directly related to the change of plans, they did say that they alerted Trump, and that he was very pleased.

The main reason for the shift was to build electric and autonomous cars in Michigan.  Ford will be investing major dollars in the Flat Rock plant to build a new fleet of electric versions of some of their most popular models.

The plant will add around 700 new jobs, and now the production of the Ford Focus will most likely stay at another plant near Detroit, rather than moving to Mexico.

Best of Club 93.7

Recommended for You

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://club937.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for Club 93.7 Insider quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Club 93.7 Insider contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.