Ford to invest £230m in converting Merseyside factory into EV component plant

Cecilia Keating
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Ford has pledged to only sell electric cars in Europe by 2030 | Credit: Ford
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Ford has pledged to only sell electric cars in Europe by 2030 | Credit: Ford

Move set to save 500 jobs in England’s North-West and propel automaker closer to its electrification goals, according to update

Ford has announced it will spend £230m on transforming its Halewood plant on Merseyside into its first electric vehicle (EV) component assembly factory in Europe. The US auto giant announced this morning...

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