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Ford Plants to Remain Closed

The automaker had hoped to reopen five North American factories.

Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant, Sept. 2015.
Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant, Sept. 2015.
Ford Motor

Less than a week after saying it planned to reopen five North American assembly plants, Ford has decided that those facilities will remain closed indefinitely.

The announcement to reopen got a cool reception from the United Auto Workers union.

The spread of the virus has begun to hit Michigan hard. The TCF Center in downtown Detroit soon will be turned into a 900-bed field hospital for COVID-19 patients.

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