Ford Chairman Bill Ford called President-elect Donald Trump to inform him that the automaker would be keeping production of a slow-selling Lincoln crossover at its Louisville, Kentucky plant, and Trump took to twitter to spread the good news.
“Just got a call from my friend Bill Ford, Chairman of Ford, who advised me that he will be keeping the Lincoln plant in Kentucky – no Mexico,” he tweeted.
After months of erroneously bashing the automaker in speeches and in social media about its production plans, the tweet seemed like a nice start to a beautiful new friendship – or at least a nice change of pace from a long string of inaccuracies. He even followed it up with another one. (more…)