DEARBORN (WWJ)- This is “truck week” at Ford’s Rouge Complex ? but that has nothing to do with any incentives. A big project is underway to move old equipment out and new equipment in to the Dearborn Truck Plant.
“We’ll see about 1,100 trucks in the next five days delivering the state of the art equipment that’s going into the body shop,” said Assistant Plant Manager Brian Kinnie.
The move-in is the first part of an eight week project that will install a new body shop to prepare the way for production of an all new F-150 pickup truck.
Kinnie took journalists, including WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert to the roof of the Rouge Visitor Center, to see the trucks move in and out. Journalists were not allowed inside the plant for liability reasons.
“The extensive part of the logistics is down to the day, to the hour, to…
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