Ford invests $1.2bn in Michigan auto plants as Trump tweets ‘Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!’


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Ford has announced that it will create 130 jobs when it invests $1.2 billion in Michigan auto plants. The investment follows contract negotiations with the United Auto Workers almost two years ago.


President Donald Trump tweeted before the official announcement, saying “car companies are coming back to the US even though a Ford executive said the plant investments were planned long before Trump took office.

“Big announcement by Ford today. Major investment to be made in three Michigan plants. Car companies coming back to U.S. JOBS! JOBS! JOBS!,” the president tweeted.

Screen Shot 2017-03-28 at 6.52.03 PMWhite House adviser Kellyanne Conway also weighed in on Twitter, “Two weeks after @POTUS met with auto execs… Ford plans ‘significant’ investment in 3 plants.”

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Ford will allocate $850 million to reviving the Bronco and Ranger lines, $200 million to another facility that builds Mustangs, and $150 million to an engine plant, the company announced.

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