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Ford Investing $1.3 Billion in Fusion and Lincoln MKZ Plant

Ford today announced that it has invested a massive $1.3 billion (€975 million) into the Hermosillo Stamping and Assembly Plant, where the 2013 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ mid-size sedans will be built for North American customers. The investment will also create 1,000 new jobs in the state of Sonora, Mexico.
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“Ford is making a significant investment in this facility and a significant commitment to the employees here while also transforming our vehicle lineup for customers throughout North America,” said Mark Fields, president of The Americas at an announcement today with key government officials including President of Mexico Felipe Calderón Hinojosa. “The midsize sedan market is significant, growing and one of the most competitive in the industry. With our all-new Fusion and Lincoln MKZ lineups, we have the fuel economy, quality, technology and vehicle choices to win customers like never before.”

“Working together with national and state government officials, Ford has been able to make our vision a reality, helping deliver new jobs and even greater levels of competitiveness for the company,” said Gabriel López, chief executive officer and  general director Ford of Mexico.


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