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Ford to invest $773 million across southeast Michigan

Chicago Tribune -- Ford Motor Co plans to invest more than $773 million on new equipment and capacity expansions across six manufacturing facilities in southeast Michigan in the United States.

The investment plan is part of its commitment to invest $6.2 billion in U.S. plants by 2015, the automaker said early on Thursday.


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Submitted Dec 27, 2012 By: StanleyCup
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2012 6:00:51 AM

good for Ford, though I still won't buy one of their trucks...
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52MPG
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 12:22:27 PM

I hope Ford is right about future expansion.
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 5:21:39 AM

How much is that going to cost the state and federal government?
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tomok
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 3:11:31 AM

Ford to invest $773 million across southeast Michigan, with the money they have they can afford it. Good cars, Good trucks, Good sales, Good for Michigan, Good for the local workers - Invest in the US and wait for the 'returns' to roll in. Michigan is a right to work state - cheaper labor to be had.
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII! - The Day After......
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GasCzarCO
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 12:31:41 AM

Great news.
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 12:17:26 AM

Good
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 11:29:00 PM

Good for them.
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endymion
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:20:04 PM

Now all they have to do is invest in designing cars people will want to buy and will not fall apart when the warranty is up.
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KrsnaDragon
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:12:44 PM

Very good news.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:11:23 PM

Southeast Michigan can really use the help.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:10:47 PM

great!
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:08:15 PM

nice
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:06:43 PM

I hope they will start to produce diesel engines.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:06:14 PM

About time!!!!!
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Why? Sometimes its simply hard to find a culprit
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Fix Or Repair Daily
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:04:23 PM

Great!
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:04:07 PM

Ford keep up the good work.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:04:06 PM

Great!!!
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:02:00 PM

Go Ford....for a second time.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:56:55 PM

Good for Ford! A company looking towards the future.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:55:14 PM

only company not owned by car czar--more power to them
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:55:00 PM

Great news
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:50:38 PM

Ford is investing to make a profit.

Not a dirty word. Your paycheck is your profit. Your ROI.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:48:17 PM

Good
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:47:53 PM

good
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:47:14 PM

good for them
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:46:00 PM

Ditto
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More Mazda made in U.S.A.
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Just hope the union doesn't
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At least it's not government motors!!!
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fuelsaverMN
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:40:01 PM

Ford is stupid not to bring jobs to the ford plant sitting idle in st. paul, minnesota.
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They should pack up and leave Michigan, I am.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:39:41 PM

Thank you FORD keep it in the USA...
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fuelsaverMN
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:39:12 PM

What about the ford plant sitting idle in st. paul minnesota that could bring jobs to the city???
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:33:38 PM

great for SE Michigan
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:28:56 PM

Too bad they can't re-activate some of their closed facilities like the Ford Wixom plant.
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OK, any new jobs
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:26:27 PM

Go Ford!
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Good to know.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:22:21 PM

cool
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:20:57 PM

COOL!
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:20:11 PM

Yea for Ford, But how about investing some in the SE USA, like POOR NW Fl.
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Very good.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:19:14 PM

great to see
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Go Ford.
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Another American car company. Made in and the profits stay in the USA!
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Ford has to be pissing obama off.
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Cool.
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Spend, FORD, spend!
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