President and CEO Mark Fields Discusses Transfer of Small-Car Production to Mexico

DEARBORN - You likely have seen media stories saying Ford is moving production of small cars to Mexico. There has been confusion, however, about what that means. It’s unfortunate that politics are getting in the way of the facts.

Today, Ford President and CEO Mark Fields talked with @FordOnline to discuss the facts regarding the impact of the transfer of small-car production to Mexico.

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America is Ford's Home
  • Ford’s investment in the U.S. and American jobs remains strong.
  • In the past five years alone, Ford has invested $12 billion in U.S. plants and created nearly 28,000 U.S. jobs.
  • Ford has more hourly employees and produces more vehicles in the U.S. than any other automaker.
  • Ford has more than 85,000 U.S. employees.
Ford will Continue to Support U.S. Jobs
  • Ford announced a plan, two years from now, to move production of the Ford Focus in Michigan so it can achieve financial success with that vehicle.  This change was part of the contract Ford ratified with the UAW.
  • There is absolutely no impact on jobs in the U.S. In fact, Ford is moving two new vehicles – that have not even been announced yet – to the Michigan plant where the Focus is produced.
  • Ford will continue to make cars, SUVs and trucks in the U.S. as it has for more than 100 years.
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