MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mon, 24 Jan 2022 23:34:13 +0000 Ford to spend $11.4B on battery and assembly plants http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/3e08763734ac4a1d927f3a8934ff233a Ford and a partner company say they plan to build three major electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025. (Sept. 28) 3e08763734ac4a1d927f3a8934ff233a Tue, 28 Sep 2021 19:03:59 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY: PART MUST CREDIT FORD MOTOR COMPANYASSOCIATED PRESSDearborn, Michigan - 16 September 20211. Wide of workers standing underneath a still-in-production Ford F-150 Lightning electric truck at Ford's new Rouge Electric Vehicle CenterFORD MOTOR COMPANY - MUST CREDIT FORD MOTOR COMPANYAnimation2. Rendering of new factoryANNOTATION: Ford and a partner company say they plan to build three major electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025. ASSOCIATED PRESSDearborn, Michigan - 27 September 20213. SOUNDBITE (English) Jim Farley, Ford CEO:?"These three plants alone will produce a million units worth of batteries just for Ford."FORD MOTOR COMPANY - MUST CREDIT FORD MOTOR COMPANYAnimation4. Rendering of new factoryANNOTATION: It's a dramatic investment in the future of EV technology that will create an estimated 10,800 jobs.ASSOCIATED PRESSDearborn, Michigan - 27 September 2021++COVERED++5. SOUNDBITE (English) Jim Farley, Ford CEO:"I have incredible confidence in the US government, the US customers, and especially our product development team. They've designed vehicles already that are completely sold out. So that's our bet. Our bet is on our team, our country and our employees."ASSOCIATED PRESSDearborn, Michigan - 16 September 20216. Various of robots at work inside the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center7. Various of a worker operating a machineFORD MOTOR COMPANY - MUST CREDIT FORD MOTOR COMPANYAnimation8. Rendering of new factoryANNOTATION: The factories will be built on sites in Kentucky and Tennessee..ASSOCIATED PRESSDearborn, Michigan - 27 September 20219. SOUNDBITE (English) Jim Farley, Ford CEO:"We're setting ourselves up to be a leader three or four years from now with this capacity, and we'll see where it takes us."FORD MOTOR COMPANY - MUST CREDIT FORD MOTOR COMPANYAnimation10. Rendering of new factoryANNOTATION: They will make batteries for the next generation of Ford and Lincoln electric vehicles that will be produced in North America. ASSOCIATED PRESSDearborn, Michigan - 27 September 2021++COVERED++11. SOUNDBITE (English) Jim Farley, Ford CEO:"Ford's strategy, our Ford Plus Plan is really clear, we're going to make iconic vehicles, we're going to make vehicles that no one else can make, like Mustangs and Mustangs Mach-E and and Broncos and F-150s and F-150 Lightnings and Transits. That's what we do it for. That's our strategy."ASSOCIATED PRESSDearborn, Michigan - 16 September 202112 . A robot working on a truck13. Various of worker inspecting the cab of an F-150 Lightning truck14. The Lightning insignia on an unfinished truckFORD MOTOR COMPANY - MUST CREDIT FORD MOTOR COMPANYAnimation15. Rendering of new factoryANNOTATION: They mark the single largest manufacturing investment the company has ever made and are among the largest factory outlays in the world.STORYLINE:Ford and a partner company say they plan to build three major electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025.  It's a dramatic investment in the future of EV technology that will create an estimated 10,800 jobs and shift the automaker's future manufacturing footprint toward the South. The factories will be built on sites in Kentucky and Tennessee. They will make batteries for the next generation of Ford and Lincoln electric vehicles that will be produced in North America. Combined, they mark the single largest manufacturing investment the 118-year-old company has ever made and are among the largest factory outlays in the world.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Ford and a partner company say they plan to build three major electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025. (Sept. 28) Ford to spend $11.4B on battery and assembly plants