UAW contracts spur Ford/GM investments
General Motors and Ford Motor Co. agreed to large investments in several U.S. facilities following negotiations with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union. Much of the new money will go into electric vehicles (EVs) and their components.
as of mid-November. Negotiations with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) had not concluded General Motors $7 billion Detroit Hamtramck (Michigan): Electric truck and van assembly, battery modules; $3 billion; 2,225 new jobs; Hamtramck plant had been slated for closure before talks began Warren (Michigan): New vehicle program; $200 million; 75 new jobs Wentzville (Missouri): Updated mid-sized pickups; $1.5 billion; 2,000 jobs retained Lansing Delta Township (Michigan), Spring Hill (Tennessee): Updated mid-sized SUVs; $1 billion; 5,000 jobs retained Company-wide: $2 billion in plant upgrades Ford $6 billion Michigan Assembly: New Ranger pickup, Bronco SUV, Bronco/Ranger sub-assemblies, Mustang stampings, autonomous vehicle (AV) upfitting center; $1.1 billion Kansas City Assembly (Missouri): New F-150, Transit van continues, Transit van EV, F-150 stampings, new Schuler press; $1 billion Kentucky Truck: Updated F-Series Super Duty pickups, updated Ford Expedition/Lincoln Navigator including hybrid models; $1 billion Ohio Assembly: New product for 2023; medium-duty truck, E-series commercial van work, Super Duty chassis cab to continue; $900 million Dearborn Truck (Michigan): New F-150 pickup including hybrid, EV models and batteries; $700 million Van Dyke Transmission (Michigan): 6-speed transmission to continue, 8-speed to be added; EV transaxle machining, assembly to be added; EV motor manufacturing to be added; $400 million Flat Rock Assembly (Michigan): Mustang, Lincoln Continental production continues; $250 million Other plants in Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, and New York: $1.27 billion in upgrades