Ford Used F-150 Truck Dealer Sales & Service Louisville KY (502) 459 – 0550 AllState FORD

Browsing Tag 'Plants/Manufacturing'

Ford increasing Super Duty production by 15 percent

Filed under: Truck, Plants/Manufacturing, Work, Ford, Off-Road

Ford has announced a hefty $80 million investment in its Kentucky Truck Plant, which is responsible for building the F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 versions of the Super Duty pickup. The in…

2015 F-150 launch to curb Ford profits?

Filed under: Truck, Plants/Manufacturing, Ford, Earnings/Financials

Ford is making a big bet on aluminum with its new 2015 F-150, and it’s possible that the decision will hurt the company financially, at least in the short term. After earning a record…

Ford to add 5,000 US jobs plus 3 plants and 23 vehicles globally

Filed under: China, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Plants/Manufacturing, Ford, South America

16 of the 23 new launches will be for the North American market.

2014 is shaping up to be a big year for Ford Motor Company, as it’s announced an onslaught of 2…

Next Ford F-150 delayed for aluminum body panel issues?

Filed under: Truck, Plants/Manufacturing, Work, Ford

The timetable for next-generation Ford F-150 may be in trouble if a report from The Truth About Cars is true. The next F-150 is slated to make extensive use of weight-saving aluminum in its body, bu…

Ford Fusion production scaled back just 3 months after it was accelerated

Filed under: Budget, Sedan, Plants/Manufacturing, Ford

Three months after kicking off production of the Ford Fusion at its Flat Rock, MI factory, Ford Motor Company is taking steps to trim output in the face of heavily discounted competition from Toyo…

Ford idling Michigan Assembly Plant to trim Focus, C-Max supply

Filed under: Budget, Hybrid, Sedan, Plants/Manufacturing, Hatchback, Ford, Electric

Ford will be putting the brakes on production at its Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI, idling production during the weeks of October 28 and December 16. Ford is ci…

DoJ fines Japanese parts firms $740M in massive automotive price-fixing scandal

Filed under: Government/Legal, Japan, Plants/Manufacturing, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Toyota

Nine Japanese suppliers have pleaded guilty in US court over charges of price fixing in the automotive parts industry, resulting in the Department of Justice doling…

Ford invests $682 million in Edge-producing Canadian facility

Filed under: Budget, Plants/Manufacturing, Crossover, Ford, Canada

Ford announced that it’s investing $682 million in its Oakville assembly plant in Ontario, Canada, to make it a global manufacturing plant, which the automaker also says secures 2,800 …

Ford builds two-millionth EcoBoost engine

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Ford, Lincoln

Ford’s EcoBoost engine lineup is only four years old, but it is growing into an important and popular global engine. As proof of its popularity, Ford just produced its 2 millionth EcoBoost engine – a 2….

Ford doubling 1.0L EcoBoost engine production

Filed under: Europe, Plants/Manufacturing, Ford

Ford’s 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder engine hasn’t been around that long, but it sounds like the engine is getting to be fairly popular in the automaker’s global car lineup. The Detroit News is repor…

How new car shortages may impact your buying experience

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Subaru, Earnings/Financials

If you want further proof that the auto industry is bouncing back, look no further than the empty lots and forecourts of your local dealership. According to a story…

Ford making Fusion production moves to challenge Camry on volume

Filed under: Sedan, Plants/Manufacturing, Ford

The Ford Fusion may already beat the Toyota Camry in terms of models offered, transaction price and sales increase so far this year, but if the Fusion wants to make a run at the title of best-selling car …

Crowdsource funding push on to save historic Ford buildings

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Ford

Detroit has no shortage of old, abandoned buildings, both within the city and in the surrounding communities. Few, though, have the historical significance of the old Ford Highland Park facility. Home to the ver…

Ford cleans up painting process with cameras

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Technology, Videos, Ford

Knowing how the bacon gets made rarely entices us and, in the same vein, the same usually goes for knowing about how new cars get painted. But in both instances, however, quality – or a lack …