Detroit News reported today that 3 new vehicles will be produced at the newly upgraded Flat Rock Assembly Plant.
We all know that Flat Rock is the home of the current Mustang. Starting September 3, 2013, production of the 2014 Fusion kicks off, with 1,400 employees hired to produce the hot selling midsize car. Then next year, with lots of fanfare, the MY2015 Mustang will start production.
But there is something more. Also according to Detroit News, the 2016 MKS based on it's new platform will start production at Flat Rock in 2015. Moving from it's current production home at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant, where the current Taurus and and Explorer are built. This all happens one year after production of the MY2015 Mustang kicks off.
Flat Rock Production Schedule:
2013 - MY2014 Fusion
2013 - MY2014 MKC (Louisville - Oct 2013?)
2014 - MY2015 Mustang
2015 - MY2016 MKS