Ford’s Almussafes Factory Granted New Life with Global Management’s Electric Vehicle Production Commitment

Ford announces new vehicle production at Almussafes plant, secures future production.

Ford’s global management has committed to assigning the Almussafes factory in Valencia with the production of a passenger vehicle, ensuring its immediate future. The decision was seen positively and constructively by the majority union in the plant, UGT, after a meeting with Ford’s global president, Jim Farley.

The factory has faced uncertainty due to the lack of necessary investments for the production of electric vehicles. However, this commitment from global management provides hope for the Almussafes factory. The Valencian plant was chosen to produce Ford’s new electric vehicle platform, but the investments required for this have not materialized. This caused concerns about the future of the plant.

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, hailed the decision as excellent news for Valencia, Spain, and Ford workers in Spain. The Valencian automotive cluster also reacted positively to the news of the allocation of a new vehicle to the plant. Now, the focus will be on quantifying the number of units to be manufactured, the employment it will guarantee, the investment needed, and launch dates. The staff at

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