Ford increasing aluminium-intensive SUV output to meet demand

Ford Motor Co is investing $25 million in its assembly plant in the US state of Kentucky to meet surging customer demand for its aluminium-intensive sport utility vehicle (SUV) models, according to a statement on Monday February 12.

The investment will go toward increasing line speed for production of the Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator models, a Ford spokeswoman confirmed to American Metal Market. It brings Ford's total funding for the plant to $925 million.

“The response from customers regarding our new full-size SUVs has been exceptional,” said...


Kirk Maltais

February 13, 2018

01:43 GMT

New York