The production of the compact models of Ford will move from the united States to Mexico, yielding its place in the Michigan plant for the assembly of vehicles bigger.
Ford finally officially confirmed something that we knew from some months ago. The production of the Focus and C-Max will be transported from the plant Michigan in the united States, to the factory mexican San Luis Potosi.
The announcement was made by the director general of the trademark Mark Fields in the framework of an event held for analysts and investors. This movement is part of the positioning strategy of the brand in America, boosting profits of the company due to the benefits of producing cars in Mexico where wages are much lower.
from the year 2018, the Focus and C-Max will join the Party that is currently produced in Mexico. The production will focus on the new facilities that Ford is building in San Luis Potosi, after an investment of $ 1,600 million.
This means that the plant deFord Michigan lease the space currently occupied by the production of compact cars for the assembly of vehicles bigger among which is the Ford Ranger and possibly the new generation of the Ford Bronco.