Ford Motors, an American multinational automaker, will invest 1.95 billion Canadian dollars in its Oakville and Windsor plants in Canada, Unifor union National President Jerry Dias said.
Unifor National President, Jerry Dias said: “I’m very pleased to announce that on behalf of the more than 6,000 members who work at Ford Motor Company, we have negotiated $1.95 billion of investments to retool the Oakville complex to build five models of electric vehicles and bring a new product to the engine plant in Windsor.”
“Today is an historic day. We are not only talking about solidifying the footprint of the auto industry in the short-term but for the long term. I think it’s fair to say that as an organization we hit a home run,” said Dias.
Dias added that up until today, of the $300 billion announced globally in EV investments as the auto industry transforms from combustible engines to