"Today's announcement is yet another testament to our successful efforts to revitalize Missouri's automotive manufacturing industry, which continues to gain steam," Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said. "This third crew for production of the F-150 will create hundreds of additional manufacturing jobs for workers in this region and ensure Missouri continues to lead the rebirth of the American auto industry for years to come."
The "Built Ford Tough" F-150 delivers the segment's best combination of power, capability, safety and fuel economy.
F-150 is part of the Ford F-Series lineup. Now in its 65 th year, F-Series has been the best-selling truck in America for 36 consecutive years, the best-selling vehicle in America for 31 consecutive years and the brand with the most trucks on the road with more than 250,000 miles, as certified by Polk.The Kansas City-built F-150 is the first choice for tradespeople who need the most durable, advanced in the market truck. For example, F-150 leads in a variety of fields, including:
- 62 percent market share in road and highway maintenance
- 68 percent share in hazardous materials work
- 67 percent share in the oil pipeline industry