The automaker, long absent from the city proper, will create a hub there for work on self-driving and electric cars.
The move will take advantage of lower costs and clear the way for a new Michigan plant to make driverless vehicles instead, which Ford said would mean even more jobs.
The Republican proposal calls for abolishing a $7,500 credit for purchases of all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, just as automakers are expanding lineups.
By BRAD PLUMER July 8, 2017 As the world’s automakers place larger bets on electric vehicle technology, many industry analysts are debating a key question: How quickly can plug-in cars become mainstream? The conventional view holds that electric cars...