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Ford to build new electric vehicle center at Rouge complex, add 300 jobs

Ford Motor Co. will build a new, 500,000-square-foot electric vehicle manufacturing operation at the historic Ford Rouge Center, the automaker said Thursday, creating 300 new jobs to support battery assembly and production of hybrid and battery-electric versions of its profit-rich F-150 pick-up truck. The Blue Oval is eyeing a mid-2022 launch of the first battery-electric version of the truck. […]