The Ford Motor Company Cologne body and assembly plant is located in the Niehl district of Cologne, Germany and began vehicle production in 1976. It currently oversees the production of European-market Ford vehicles like the Ford Fiesta.
The Cologne body and assembly plant is part of a five-plant facility including the Cologne engine, Cologne Forge & Die Cast, Cologne Tool & Die and Cologne Transmission plants. Together, these manufacturing sectors make up Ford Europe’s second oldest manufacturing location after the Dagenham plants in England.
This page shows information about the Ford Motor Company Cologne body and assembly plant.
|Facility size||2,499,746 square feet (232,234 m2)|
|Land occupied||69 acres|
|Location||Robert-Bosch-Straße 4, 50769 Köln, Germany|
|Ford B-Max||2002 - 2012|
|Ford Fiesta||1976 - present|
|Ford Fusion||2002 - 2012|
- 1976: The Cologne body and assembly plant begins the production of the European-market Ford Focus, which continues to be the main vehicle assembled there to this day.
- 2012: The plant terminates production of both the Ford B-Max and Ford Fusion. B-Max production is moved to Ford’s Craiova plant, in Romania.