In yet another sign of a booming U.S. economy under President Trump, Ford Motor Company is expanding and adding thousands of manufacturing jobs in the Detroit area.
Roundup of today’s positive economic news:
✅Ford adding 3,000 jobs in Detroit
✅# of available jobs jumped in Oct
✅U.S. manufacturing production beat Nov expectations
✅Housing starts at highest level in 12.5 years
✅ANOTHER stock market record close (134th under Trump!)#KAG pic.twitter.com/6IuitwmUkK
— Kyle Martinsen (@KyleMartinsen_) December 17, 2019
Fox6 reports Ford Motor Co. is adding 3,000 jobs at two factories in the Detroit area and investing $1.45 billion to build new pickup trucks, SUVs, and electric and autonomous vehicles.
The company said Tuesday that about $750 million will go the Michigan Assembly Plant in the Detroit suburb of Wayne, where 2,700 jobs will be added during the next three years.
Another $700 million will be invested in the truck plant in Dearborn, Michigan, where 300 new jobs will be added.
Hiring will begin next year.