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Ford Opens Assembly Plant to the Press



Ford "officially" opened the Claycomo plant Transit line this morning to the press with a speech by the governor of Missouri and small open house.
The local news showed several pics & videos of the line while it was running. The van they focused on in the video was a dually white cargo with some upscale exterior trim. They also showed the engine line running and the particular engine they showed was an inline, so we all know what engine that was.

Anyway, from a current Sprinter owner, that is one good looking van! And I'm excited we've got a viable Sprinter/ProMaster competitor being made in Missouri USA!

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Bob I totally agree with you. American manufactures have ignored the full size van market to long.
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Thanks for sharing the news. I just added a photo to the original post and put it up on the homepage.

Automotive News published an article about an hour ago:

http://www.autonews.com/article/2014...sas-city-plant
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Count me in too, I am buying a American Van built by Americans, Ecoboost from Cleveland Ohio. Im glad to see the work here and not imported. This is going to have a big effect on people who are buying Vans.
Nobody bailed out Ford with tax dollars, they are building VERY GOOD PRODUCTS.

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Here's a good video of today's activities.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qvGo5BDmDg

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