FLAT ROCK, MICH. – Ford is investing $700 million to expand its Flat Rock assembly plant and hire 700 new workers to build self-driving and electric vehicles along with the Mustang and Lincoln Continental already produced at the Downriver site. The automaker also said it is canceling plans for a new $1.6 billion plant in […]


Pam Alexander, Ford’s Director of Community Development, joins the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss this year’s Ford HBCU Community Challenge. Learn more about the Ford…

SHEFFIELD LAKE, OH (WOIO) – Production of Ford’s F650/F-750 trucks at the Ohio Assembly Plant, previously built in Mexico, has secured more than 1,000 hourly UAW jobs in northeast Ohio. An announcement was held Wednesday morning at the Ford Ohio Assembly Plant in Sheffield Lake The new F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks will be rolling off the assembly line Wednesday for the […]

02/16/15 – The TJMS talks to Shawn Thompson, FORD Manager, Multicultural Marketing, about the 2015 Fantastic Voyage presented by FORD and the cabin giveaway! Get…

  The Tom Joyner Morning Show talks to Pamela Alexander, the Director of Community Development for Ford Motor Company Fund & Shade Douglas, (that’s no…

  AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) – Ford is investing $168 million to retool the Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake, moving production of their medium-duty F-650 and F-750 trucks from Mexico to Ohio. Hundreds of employees at the plant rallied around their leaders as they unveiled the medium-duty trucks that’ll now be made right here in […]

  AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) – Ford says there will only be a two-week layoff for half the workers at the Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake. The plant will rotate shift opportunities for approximately 1,000 production workers. Two-week cycles and two-week temporary layoffs for half of workers. When on the rotations, workers will receive 95% of pay. […]

  AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News Investigative Reporter Scott Taylor has learned Ford wants to lay off half of the work force at the Ohio Assembly Plant. This would be a total of 900 employees by August 2014. Retirements, attrition and worker moves or transfers may ease the burden.   READ MORE: […]

  AVON LAKE, Ohio – Avon Lake’s Ford plant will lay off workers this summer, Mayor Greg Zilka confirmed to newsnet5.com. The plant has been phasing out its production of the Econoline van, we reported in 2011. Zilka said that he heard rumors of layoffs and called Ford headquarters, who confirmed it to him but would not […]

BROOK PARK, Ohio – Ford has announced a $200 million investment at its factory in Brook Park so it can make the four-cylinder, 2-Liter “EcoBoost” engine. It also means 450 new jobs at the factory by 2015. The factory now makes two larger six-cylinder engines. Ford announced earlier this week that it was moving production […]

AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown applauded the news that the Ford Motor Company will retain at least 1,400 jobs at its Avon Lake plant. The plant, which once manufactured vans, will now make trucks. “Investing in the auto industry means investing in Ohio’s economy-in jobs at Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler […]

BROOK PARK, OH (WOIO) – Major economic news for Brook Park’s Ford plant. 19 Action News has learned 600 new jobs are coming to Brook Park’s Engine Plant #1. The automaker is installing a new engine assembly line. It’s a $278M investment. Brook Park will get 300 jobs with a new assembly line, and another […]