Ford breaks ground for BlueOval City project

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Ford has started the construction of the BlueOval City — the company’s largest and most advanced auto production complex in its 119-year history. According to the Dearborn-based automotive brand, structural steel has been erected on Ford’s soon-to-rise city in West Tennessee.


  • Where is Ford BlueOval City located?

    According to Ford, the BlueOval City is located in West Tennessee.
  • What EV run rate is Ford trying to achieve by late 2026?

    Per Ford, the company is aiming for a two-million EV production run rate by late 2026.
  • “We are building the future right here in West Tennessee. This facility is the blueprint for Ford’s future manufacturing facilities and will enable Ford to help lead America’s shift to electric vehicles,” said Ford New Footprint Construction Director Eric Grubb.

    BlueOval City is a product of a US$5.6-billion investment by Ford and SK On. BlueOval City is envisioned to become a place where Ford will build its revolutionary all-new electric truck as well as the advanced batteries that will power future Ford and Lincoln vehicles.

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    In addition, the nearly six-square-mile mega campus will bring Ford closer to its target of a two million electric vehicle (EV) production run rate globally by late 2026.

    “Ford’s historic investment in West Tennessee is a testament to our state’s strong business climate and unmatched workforce. BlueOval City will have a transformational impact on Tennesseans and our economy, and we’re proud this global company will call Haywood County home,” commented Tennessee Governor Bill Lee.

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