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Ford eNews - May 8, 2013


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DEARBORN, MI--May 8, 2013:

Ford adding 2,000-plus jobs at Kansas City Assembly
Ford will add more than 2,000 jobs at Kansas City Assembly Plant, where the F-150 is built. Click here for an inside look at Ford employees working on assembly of the industry-leading Ford F-150. The company is adding the jobs to meet surging demand for F-150 and the planned production of the all-new Ford Transit.

Ford U.S. sales up 18 percent
Ford sales for April climbed 18 percent, with gains across the portfolio -- cars were up 21 percent, and utilities and trucks both were up 16 percent. Retail sales were up 27 percent. Fusion continues its strong run with best-ever April sales of 26,722 cars -- a 24 percent increase over record year-ago levels.

Ford China sales continue to climb
Ford China sales continued to climb in April, with 75,331 wholesale vehicles sold, an increase of 37 percent compared to April 2012, bringing year-to-date