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Ford Motor Company Announces 1,800 New Jobs to Assemble New Commercial Electric Vehicles in Ohio

The Ford Motor Company announced that Ford is investing $1.5 billion in Lorain County at the Ford Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake to assemble an all-new commercial electric vehicle (EV). This investment will create 1,800 new hourly jobs.


Construction on Ford’s existing Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake is expected to begin later this year; assembly on the commercial electric vehicle is expected to begin in mid-decade.


“Ohio is one of the world’s great automotive hubs and a key manufacturing state that has been central to Ford since we first opened Ohio Assembly Plant in 1958,” said Kumar Galhotra, president, Ford Blue.


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