Blue Oval City

Photo from Ford Motor Co.

Ford’s EV & Battery Manufacturing Ambitions Get A Boost With Rockwell Automation Technologies

Last year, CleanTechnica reported on the collaboration between Ford Motor Corp. and Rockwell Automation for automation on the shop floors of the Ford Blue Oval City, an approximately $6 billion mega manufacturing facility in Stanton, Tennessee. Once fully operational, the factory can create approximately 6,000 new jobs and, according to … [continued]

Magna To Help Ford With BlueOval City

BlueOval City is Ford’s big new EV production project in the United States. If you’ve missed news on it, here’s a short summary of the project: “Ford has announced the groundbreaking of BlueOval City, its most recent and state-of-the art auto production complex that happens to be the largest one … [continued]

BlueOval City, Ford's electric vehicle and battery manufacturing campus in West Tennessee, begins production in 2025, and will be home to Ford’s second-generation electric truck, codenamed Project T3, and will be capable of producing 500,000 EV trucks a year at full production. Site shown as of March 10, 2023. Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford Qualifies For $9.2 Billion DOE Loan To Build 3 US Battery Factories

Ford and SK On have received a conditional loan approval from the DOE Loan Program Office in the amount of $9.2 billion.

Designed to be radically efficient and carbon neutral, the truck plant on the BlueOval City site will be capable of producing 500,000 electric trucks a year at full production.

Ford’s BlueOval City Focuses on Lean Manufacturing, But What Will This Look Like?

A few days ago on the USS CleanTechnica, our scanners picked up something interesting on the interwebs while scanning the Ford Constellation. “On screen!” said Captain Shahan. “I want someone on the crew to do an analysis of this news item. Lean manufacturing is clean manufacturing, so we need all … [continued]