Home to added EVs in the abreast future.
Ford has been boilerplate abreast as about assertive on electric cars as crosstown battling General Motors, but the Blue Oval reportedly has big things planned for battery-powered cars. On Tuesday, Reuters reported remarks from Jerry Dias, admiral of Canadian auto abutment Unifor, who not alone mentioned a abundant advance in the Canadian assembly plants, but bristles new electric cars.
Ford Canada did not animadversion anon on Dias’ remarks. “Ford of Canada and Unifor accept accomplished a acting acceding on a three-year civic activity arrangement accoutrement about 5,400 amalgamated advisers in Canada,” a Ford agent told Roadshow. “To account the acceptance process, Ford of Canada will not altercate the specifics of the acting agreement.”
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Unifor did not anon acknowledgment Roadshow’s appeal for animadversion afterward Dias’ remarks.
According to Dias, Ford agreed to a C$1.95 billion ($1.46 billion) advance in its Windsor and Oakville plants. The latter’s approaching looked rather dim afterward rumors the Ford Edge will anon avenue production. The Edge and its belvedere cousin, the Lincoln Nautilus, are the alone actual cartage rolling out of the bulb in Oakville, Ontario. Previously, the ability additionally congenital the Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT, which exited assembly aftermost year.
While the advance is acceptable account for Unifor associates alive for Ford, Dias additionally batten about what the advance will awning for the three-year activity contract, and it’s all about electric cars. According to the abutment president, Ford has bristles EVs planned for assembly in Canada, admitting he didn’t allotment any added capacity on the specific vehicles. The aboriginal of the bristles electric cartage should access assembly in 2025, with the added four afterward through 2028.
Ford will barrage its aboriginal electric car, the Mustang Mach-E, after this year, which will be congenital in Mexico.
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