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  1. Ford plans to build Ranger at Michigan Assembly / under new mgmt!

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    Ford plans to build Ranger at Michigan Assembly The Detroit News August 25, 2015 by Michael Martinez Ford Motor Co. wants to resurrect its once-popular Ranger truck in North America and build the midsize pickup at the Michigan Assembly Plant, according to sources with knowledge of Ford’s plans...
  2. Ford to Cut 700 Jobs at Michigan Plant

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    Ford to Cut 700 Jobs at Michigan Plant Autonews DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. plans to cut 700 jobs and eliminate the third shift at its small-car assembly plant in Wayne, Mich., in the company’s first large-scale layoff of Tier 2 workers. The plant builds the Focus and C-Max, whose sales are...
  3. Ford, dte energy to build michigan's largest solar array

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    FORD, DTE ENERGY TO BUILD MICHIGAN'S LARGEST SOLAR ARRAY Ford and DTE Energy work together to build Michigan’s largest solar array, second largest solar carport in the Midwest The project, funded by DTE Energy, will provide 360 covered parking spaces and facilitate for 30 charging stations for...
  4. 2015 Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary edition spied in Michigan

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    2015 Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary edition spied in Michigan Next month at the 2014 New York Auto Show, the Ford Mustang will celebrate its 50th anniversary (the milestone occurs on the second media preview day, to be exact). As you would expect, the Oval has a 50th Anniversary model lined up...
  5. Ford to Install First EV Charging Stations in Michigan

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    Ford to Install First EV Charging Stations in Michigan Ford Motor Company is teaming up with General Electric to install its first electric vehicle charging stations network in Dearborn, Michigan. The new network, which will be available only to employees at first, will expand to more than 60...
  6. Ford to idle Fusion plant in Michigan extra week in Dec

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    Ford to idle Fusion plant in Michigan extra week in Dec. to curb supplies Automotive News November 26, 2013 - 4:58 pm ET DETROIT -- Just three months after Ford Motor Co. started production of the Fusion mid-sized sedan at a second North American plant to keep up with demand, it already has...
  7. Ford builds...flexible Michigan plant - Reuters/Yahoo

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    Ford builds...flexible Michigan plant - Reuters/ Thu, Nov 8, 2012 By Deepa Seetharaman credit: Ford Events @ facebook DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (NYS:F) marked on Thursday the production launch of its latest plug-in hybrid at a former SUV factory that now serves...
  8. Hybrid/Energi HF35 Transmission Production Starts

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    Ford Celebrates Production Launch of the Only Front-Wheel- Drive Hybrid Transmission To Be Made in North America Ford Media Ford’s Van Dyke Transmission Plant adds hybrid transmission capacity thanks to a new, flexible assembly line supporting Ford C-MAX Hybrid, C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid...
  9. Ford Moving to Autonomous Cars by Developing New Technologies

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    Active Park Assist to Add Perpendicular Parking June 26, 2012 By: Austin Rutherford Coming right out of iRobot, many believe that autonomous - or driverless - cars are the future of the automobile industry. Many states are considering or have already passed laws dealing...
  10. 2013 Ford Fusion Finds A Home In Michigan

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    By Kurt Ernst October 5, 2011 Ford’s Flat Rock assembly plant, also know as AutoAlliance International, currently builds the Ford Mustang and the Mazda6 sedan. We previously reported that Mazda will no...
  11. Ford's Michigan Assembly the Multi Tasking plant.

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    A WORLD FIRST: FORD’S MICHIGAN ASSEMBLY TO BUILD GAS- POWERED, ELECTRIC, HYBRID AND PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLES Ford's Press Release Ford Motor Company’s retooled Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Mich., becomes the world’s first plant to build not only fuel-efficient gas-powered vehicles, but...
  12. Ford to invest $850m in Michigan facilities

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    Ford to invest $850M in Michigan facilities By Alisa Priddle October 25. 2010 Sterling Heights— Ford Motor Co. announced today it will invest $850 million in Michigan facilities over the next three years, creating 1,200 jobs. About 900 jobs will be hourly positions and 300...
  13. Ford Asked to Assemble Transit Connect in Michigan

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    Ford Asked to Assemble Transit Connect in Michigan BY BRENT SNAVELY Sept. 22, 2010 Gov. Jennifer Granholm said today that the state is trying to convince Ford to assemble its Transit Connect commercial van in Michigan as the automaker considers whether or not there is enough...
  14. Ford's Mulally among 3 Michigan CEO's appointed to President's Export Council

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    Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally and two other Michigan CEO's were named today to a presidential council on exports by U.S. President Barack Obama. More...
  15. Drive One 4 UR School - Michigan Edition by GMfan1111

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    thought with the lull in major autoshows, this would be a good place to showcase: GMfan1111's Drive One 4 UR School photos (reposted here with permission - TY, GMfan1111 !!!! :)) ------------- background:'s article from last October & a current article about another Drive One...
  16. euroFocus RS spotted in Michigan - FocalJet

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    Thanks to Higher_Rhymes @ GMI member BMWAutoXer @ (LINK) posted photos of a LHD euroFocus RS he found parked in Royal Oak, Michigan. see attached - more (fullsize) pix at FocalJet -------------- imho this could be a quasi-2011/12-mule with U.S.-legal running gear, using the...
  17. Ford Receives Michigan Tax Credits For Future Electric Vehicles, Battery Development

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    FORD RECEIVES MICHIGAN TAX CREDITS FOR FUTURE ELECTRIC VEHICLES, BATTERY DEVELOPMENT Ford receives $55 million incentive in refundable tax credits from Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to continue work in electric vehicle and battery development. Incentive will help accelerate...
  18. Ford Invests $75 Million To Prepare Michigan Truck Plant For Small-vehicle Production

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    LINK - Ford invests $75 million in Michigan Truck’s body shop to prepare for small-vehicle production. - Conversion begins in November as large-SUV equipment is removed and transferred to Kentucky Truck Plant. - Small-vehicle production planned for 2010; Michigan Truck’s 1,000 employees...
  19. Michigan Truck

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    Just saw an article on the Detroit News web site about Michigan Truck being converted for car production. Does anyone know what is going to in there? The article said a compact but Wayne Assembly is right next door. Is the new Focus going to in there?
  20. Ford autos to be built Michigan tough

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