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Ford to invest $700M, add 500 jobs at Louisville truck plant

Super Duty Trucks

Ford will invest $700 million mainly at its Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, creating about 500 new jobs over the next four years.

The company made the announcement Tuesday after a state board approved incentives Ford’s investment in Kentucky. Most of the money will go to retool the truck plant, which makes Super Duty pickup trucks and chassis cabs, plus the Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator large SUVs.

The company has pledged to add around 500 jobs at the plant by 2026. It now employs about 8,700 hourly and salaried workers.