Ford to Add 10,800 Jobs Making Electric Vehicles, Batteries

Ford and a partner company say they plan to build three major electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025.

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A truck drives down a rural road near a water tower marking the location of the Memphis Regional Megasite on Sept. 24, 2021, in Stanton, Tenn. Ford Motor Co. and SK Innovation of South Korea plan to build three new electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025 in Tennessee and Kentucky. The industrial site in Stanton will be the location for a factory to produce electric F-Series pickups and a battery factory. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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GLENDALE, Ky. (AP) — Ford and a partner company say they plan to build three major electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025 — 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, to be built on sites in Kentucky and Tennessee, will make batteries for the next generation of Ford and Lincoln…

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