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Ford adding five-thousand jobs in 2014

A Ford logo is pictured at a press event to unveil the new 2011 Ford Explorer outside the Ford Motor World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michiga
A Ford logo is pictured at a press event to unveil the new 2011 Ford Explorer outside the Ford Motor World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michiga

DEARBORN (WKZO) -- Ford Motor Company will add five-thousand jobs in the United States next year as the Dearborn-based automaker plans on rolling out a record 16 new vehicles.  Nearly three-thousand salaried positions will be created in Southeast Michigan, with the remaining jobs going to plants around the country.

In 2014, the company will launch the next generations of the F-150 pickup truck and Mustang car and add a compact Lincoln and Transit van to the lineup.  This year, Ford introduced five new vehicles.

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