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Matrix XD: Ford Invest US$450 For Electric Car Factory

Ford Invest US$450 For Electric Car FactoryFord Motor Co. (FMC) will issue 450 million U.S. dollars investment fund for produce hybrid cars in Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan. As quoted by Reuters (1/11/2010), production will begin in 2012 after the manufacturers get tax incentives from the government of the United States (U.S.). Remarkably, the new investment will create 1000 new jobs.

Parties Ford said, the realization of investment is a form of strategy in strengthening the production base cars environmentally friendly. In the near future, Ford will produce new electric vehicles, the Transit Connect this year and Focus in 2011 for the North American market.

Ford stated, Transit Connect has the ability drive as far as 80 miles when the battery is fully charged. While Ford Focus further electricity, which is 100 miles.

In total, Ford has poured funds 550 million dollars in the factory. These funds, there is an additional cost 188 million U.S. dollars flow from the tax incentives the government. For the initial production, the supply of electric batteries will be sent from the Ford plant in Mexico. However, the manufacturer plans to drive further the battery production to Michigan to create an integrated plant.

In addition, Ford also plans to create a system of hybrid technology latest in production center component of the transmission Van Dyke in Sterling Heights, Michigan in 2012.


Posted By Sutrisno
Created on Tuesday, January 12, 2010


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