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Ford Investing $25M to Boost Output of High-Profit Navigator, Expedition SUVs

Demand outstrips expectations as transaction prices surge.

by on Feb.12, 2018

Ford's remodel of the Kentucky Truck Plant to accommodate the new aluminum-bodied SUVs.

With SUVs now accounting for half of the U.S. new vehicle market, Ford Motor Co. is investing $25 million at its Kentucky Truck Plant to boost production of its big Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator models by 25%.

The project, which follows a $900 million update of the Louisville factory, introduces an array of high-tech tools, including 400 new robots, as well as a 3D printer that will allow workers to make parts and tools on the fly.

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“Using a combination of Ford’s advanced manufacturing and American hard work and ingenuity, we’ll deliver more high-quality Lincoln Navigators and Ford Expeditions to customers than originally planned,” said Joe Hinrichs, Ford’s president of Global Operations. (more…)