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Ford Of Mexico To Become Global Technology And Business Center

Ford of Mexico has undergone extensive changes in recent months, with a bevy of new products launching in the North American country as well. Roughly one year ago, FoMoCo launched a fully online buying experience in Mexico via the Ford Digital Store. Additionally, the Hermosillo Assembly plant – where the Ford Bronco Sport and Ford Maverick are built – was recently named the best in North America, while the 2022 Ford E-Transit and 2022 Ford Expedition launched in that country back in March. Now, Ford of Mexico has also been chosen as one of three sites to host a new Global Technology and Business Center, along with India and Hungary.

“Globally, Ford continues to transform itself to accelerate the development and production of connected and innovative electric vehicles, but also to position itself as a technology solutions company with a much broader business vision,” said Luz Elena del Castillo, president and CEO of Ford in Mexico. “To achieve this, we know that we must strengthen the operational performance of each of the regions where we have a presence and make the most of the capabilities of all teams.”

Since it began operations last year, Ford’s Global Technology and Business Center of Mexico has resulted in cost savings of around $14 million and contributed to more than 30 automation projects that are estimated to add more than $40 million in profit. The center has also resulted in the hiring of around 600 people. The new site will focus on Product Development and Purchasing, Information Technology, Finance, Human Resources, and After-Sales.

“Today, Ford of Mexico has managed to position itself as one of the most important regions for the operation of the firm globally and, with this new Global Technology and Business Center, we will become a fundamental arm for the business, while highlighting the great talent that exists in our country,” added Laura Castro, director of the Technology and Business Center of Ford of Mexico.

We’ll have more on Ford’s new Global Technology and Business Centers soon, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for ongoing Ford news coverage.

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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Comments

  1. Tigger

    Translation: Ford is sending US jobs to Mexico- this time the so-called “recession proof” high tech jobs of the future everyone was told to pursue.

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  2. Tom

    You handling of the Maverick is pitiful. I don’t blame you for saying nothing. Wise up and start a new line at another factory, if Mexico can’t handle the number of orders why are you making cars/trucks that don’t sell nearly as well? How can I get on the list to take delivery in August of the 2023 Maverick. My dealer says it might be 6 months after August. That really shows you guys don’t have your act together.

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  3. John Coviello

    I was thinking of buying a Bronco next year, now that I know they are made in Mexico, THAT WILL NEVER F&*&*&*&*&*&ING HAPPEN !!!!! YOUR GOING OUT OF F7878787878ING BUSINESS !!!!!!!!

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  4. Tom Sansoni

    Ford What are you afraid of? Get the semiconductors made here, quit relying on China & that communist BS.
    See how BMW handles preorders. You don’t hear them shutting down like you guys every couple of months for 6 months.

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