Ford cancels plans for Mexico plant, announces 700 new U.S. jobs

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

FLAT ROCK, Mich (ABC NEWS) — Automaker Ford has announced its intention to canceling plans for a new plant in Mexico, safeguarding approximately 3,500 U.S. jobs.

Ford also pledged to invest $700 million in the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan over the next four years and add 700 new jobs.

The investment comes from the $1.6 Billion the company had previously planned to invest in a new plant in Mexico.



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