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Ford Motor Company Sharonville Transmission Plant – Sharonville, Ohio, USA

The Ford Motor Company Sharonville Transmission plant is a transmission manufacturing facility located in Sharonville, Ohio, United States.

Established in 1958, Sharonville has long been the backup site for overflowing work at the Ford Motor Company Livonia Transmission plant. It is also where the Ford Crown Victoria’s transmission was once assembled for over three decades. With the Crown Victoria now discontinued, the Sharonville transmission plant currently overseas production of the 64140 6-speed automatic transmission – also known as the Torqshift – destined for the Ford Super Duty line of heavy duty trucks.

Sharonville is where the Ford/GM 10R80 10-speed transmission is assembled. The facility also manufacturers individual gears for the 6R80, 6R140, 6F35, 6F50/55, 8F57 transmissions. These gears are then shipped to other Ford manufacturing plants like the Ford Motor Company Van Dyke Transmission plant and the Ford Motor Company Livonia Transmission plant.

This page shows information about the Ford Motor Company Sharonville Transmission plant.

Quick Facts

Year opened1958
Facility size2,415,000 square feet (224,360 m2)
Land occupied182 acres
Location3000 E Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45241, United States
Hourly employees1,590
Salaried employees200
Total employees1,790


TransmissionProduction Years
6R140 Six-speed Transmission2011 - present
10R80 Ten-speed Transmission2017 - present

Historical Timeline

  • 1958: The Sharonville plant begins its manufacturing operations, serving as a backup site for the Livonia plant.
  • 1980: Production of the four-speed automatic transmission destined for the Ford LTD Crown Victoria begins.
  • 2011: Production for the 6R140 heavy-duty transmission begins.
  • 2012: Production of the automatic transmissions destined for the Ford Crown Victoria ends.
  • 2017: Ford overseas manufacturing operations for the GM/Ford 10-speed automatic transmission joint venture. Sharonville is chosen as the assembly site.


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