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DETROIT—Brisk sales of pickups and SUVs are causing the Detroit Three automakers to eliminate or shorten their traditional two-week summer shutdown at many U.S. plants.
DEARBORN, MI—Ford Motor Co. reduced per vehicle water use last year by 30 percent globally from a 2009 baseline, reaching its goal two years ahead of schedule. Plans are under way to further cut water use by another 2 percent this year and to set new long-term goals.
DEARBORN, MI—Ford Motor Co. has introduced a new lightweight concept vehicle, built using advanced materials including new metals, alloys and composites.
CARACAS, Venezuela—Ford Motor Co. has temporarily suspended operations in Venezuela over lack of foreign currency to import automobile parts for assembly.
LIMA, OH—Ford Motor Co. is investing $500 million to build a new compact, lightweight turbocharged V-6 engine at its assembly plant here.
DEARBORN, MI—Ford will to invest $168 million to move production of its 2016 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks from Mexico to Cleveland.
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LOUISVILLE, KY—Ford will invest $80 million in its assembly plant here to meet increasing demand for its F-Series Super Duty trucks.
KANSAS CITY, MO—Ford began welcoming nearly 1,000 new employees at its assembly plant here to prepare for the launch of the all-new Ford Transit van, which goes on sale in the United States this summer. The company will hire an additional 175 employees over the next three months.
DEARBORN, MI—Ford Motor Co. plans to launch 23 new vehicles globally, open three new assembly plants, and increase its U.S. workforce by more than 5,000 people.