(Flat Rock, MI) Ford plans to spend $200 million dollars on a new data center at its Flat Rock assembly plant.
The automaker wants to more deeply explore the possibilities behind new mobility services and connected cars. The Flat Rock announcement is part of a $1.2 billion overall investment in three Michigan factories as part of the contract reached with the UAW in 2015.
That investment comes in addition to a $700 million dollar announcement last January to launch three new car models with new technology. including a fully autonomous hybrid vehicle and an all-electric SUV.