1,000 workers return to Ford’s Dearborn plant to build the 2009 F-150

FoMoCo announced today that it will restore the third crew at its Dearborn Truck Plant in January. The move will add 1,000 workers to the plant’s production team of the 2009 Ford F-150.

“Ford is the truck leader and F-150 truck buyers expect and demand the best truck on the market,” said Ford Motor Company CEO and President Alan Mulally, who thanked plant employees for a successful launch of the new F-150. “The employees at Dearborn Truck Plant are delivering a truck that is “˜Built Ford Tough” with an unwavering focus on quality and craftsmanship.”

Ford has invested $148 million in tooling and equipment upgrades at Dearborn Truck Plant to build the new F-150. The new and improved 2009 Ford F-150 is on sale now with prices starting at $20,345.

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