(CBS DETROIT) – Here are Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s first thoughts on Ford’s $11 billion investment outside of Michigan.
Whitmer says she always looks for ways for Michigan to be competitive, but the state wasn’t given a ‘real opportunity’ with these new electric vehicle plants.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
These comments come after Ford announced the investment of $11.4 billion into two new electric vehicle plants, one in Kentucky and one in Tennessee.READ MORE: Kalamazoo Tests For Lead Exposure Following High-Lead Level Reports In Other Michigan Cities
Ford did pledge $250 million to its existing plants in the Metro Area exactly two weeks ago.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 7,505 New COVID-19 Cases, 118 Deaths
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