January 9, 2012 - 5:46pm
The Deal Of The Year
What started as a plan to preserve the Ford Motor Co. jobs that already were in Kentucky snowballed into a massive expansion of Ford’s Kentucky operations, and the company’s decision to go “all-in” on its Louisville facilities–with an estimated direct economic impact to the area of $5.2 billion–was spurred by a creative $240-million incentives package.
This past October, we shared with readers the good news that Ford Motor Company was going to invest a total of $1.2 billion to expand operations at the Louisville Assembly and Ford Truck plants, creating 3,100 new jobs.  Today comes the announcement that the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Ford...