Ford taps Kansas City to assemble all-electric Ford E-Transit; builds out $3.2b North American EV manufacturing footprint

SourceAutomotive World
Date Published11/10/2020
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Ford Motor Company
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):150
Year reshoring announced:2020
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Offshore, work was done:In-house
Capital investment ($):100
City reshored to: Kansas City
State(s) reshored to:MO
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredall-electric Ford E-Transit van, electric vehicle
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Image/brand, Impact on domestic economy, Proximity to customers/market, Other, Paris Accord, carbon neutrality
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