Reviews: Comment: A clear commitment of Ford for the location Cologne

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after a hard austerity rate and the - albeit socially acceptable reduction of thousands of jobs in Germany, the recent announcement of the US carmaker Ford is the second outstanding good news for the location Cologne within one Year.

Das Ford-Logo an einem Schild am Werk des Autobauers in Köln (Symbolbild) © Max Grönert The Ford logo on a sign at the work of the car maker in Cologne (symbol image)

had already received the work for the construction of the first European E-car beginning for the beginning of last year, Ford-Europa boss announced Stuart Rowley Now that the second E car is built on the Rhine. The Group also doubles its investment from one to two billion dollars and will also build their own battery production in Cologne.

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Joy and relief

The joy and relief in the factory halls could hardly be greater, the decision means that the future is secured for foreseeable time. Investment announcement is a clear commitment that the car maker will continue to focus on the location with currently 14,800 Ford employees in the future. For with only one electromodell, production in Cologne would have not been busy - so from the point of view of the Group there would have been too many free capacities to threaten the degradation.

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Future of the Fiesta Uncertain

Now the future annual production of E vehicles should be in Cologne at approximately 200,000 copies, similar to Fiesta. As it is ordered about its future, Rowley did not make any concrete information. Of course, however, that the days of the former Cologne success model are counted. Because Ford will withdraw with the new E models from the segment of the small cars.

On the one hand, they are rather margin after assessing the Ford Group guidance. On the other hand, the buyers also ask great SUVs. On medium-sized E models of this vehicle type, the focus will be the focus of Ford in the future. Even if the end of the fiestas hurts, it is still a very good day for Ford and the business location Cologne with today's announcements.

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