Ford has announced that it will be building a new truck plant in Dearborn.

Ford Motor Company is currently working on a new building in Dearborn that will provide 300 jobs to Michigan. The new plant will assemble batteries and produce an electric version of the F-150 truck. The Ford Rouge complex will be the home to the new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center, where they have already begun producing a newer F-150. The new version of the truck will start to hit showrooms in November of this year.

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We are proud today to announce for our Ford UAW members and our nation that Ford is building this new plant to assemble the truck of the future -- a battery-electric Ford F-150...Where once the Mustang changed America, UAW members will now build the truck that will change America -- Built Ford Tough by UAW members...says United Auto Workers (UAW) Ford Vice President Gerald Kariem.

For those wanting to get their hands on a new electric Ford F-150, you will have to wait until mid-2022 for your chance to do so. Ford is investing $700 million into the Rogue Complex to build the all-electric F-150. Not only will Ford be investing in this new plant, but they also plan on investing over $1.45 billion to create around 3,000 new jobs in Michigan alone in the next three years. The Ford F-Series trucks also generate more revenue than other major companies including McDonalds, Nike, Coca-Cola, Visa, and Netflix.

Ford also unveiled its "Built for America" campaign this week. Check out all the details here. 

Source: Ford