The No. 2 U.S. automaker and its South Korean battery partner SK Innovation said in September, 2021 they would invest $11.4 billion to build an electric F-150 assembly plant and three battery plants in the United States. The companies said they would invest $5.8 billion in Kentucky, and $5.6 billion in Tennessee. The Kentucky JV will create about 5,000 jobs.
Ford is investing $700M in its Kentucky truck plant
The plan calls for adding 500 jobs to build the 2023 Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup.
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