Ford to add 800 jobs in Michigan to build transmissions
DETROIT—Ford said Friday that would invest $350 million in its Livonia, Mich., plant and add 800 jobs there to expand its lineup of transmissions.
The automaker said the investment will support the production of a new transmission for front-wheel-drive vehicles.
Ford said it expects to begin adding jobs at the end of this year, with the majority coming next year and in 2019.
The announcement follows Ford's decision earlier this week to trim its salaried workforce globally by 1,400 positions.
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