Ford Motor Company, founded by Henry Ford in 1903, is a global leader in the automobile industry, with more than 200.000 employees and 70 factories worldwide.
In 2008, Ford took over The Automobile Craiova factory and turned it into a cutting-edge production center. In the last 10 years, Ford invested almost 1,5 billion Euros, both in cars manufacturing and engine manufacturing.
In May 2018, Ford announced a new 200 million Euros investment in the Craiova plant aimed at producing a second model. The new model will be added to the current production of the small-class SUV Ford EcoSport and the EcoBoost 1.0 engine, winner of the International Engine of the year for 4 years consecutively.
Moreover, Ford announced 1500 new jobs. This way, the company will reach almost 6000 employees.
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