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Kentucky Ford Plant Gets $200 Million Renovation

Plant's new flexible body shop will produce the 2009 Expedition and Lincoln Navigator alongside the F-Series Super Duty truck.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Ford has unveiled its $200 million renovation at the Kentucky Truck Plant in eastern Louisville.

The plant's new flexible body shop will produce the 2009 Expedition and Lincoln Navigator alongside the F-Series Super Duty truck.

The Courier-Journal in Louisville reports the flexible body shop came from Ford's closed assembly plant in Norfolk, Va. The Louisville plant is taking over production of the SUVs from a Ford plant in Michigan.

Additional components were brought in from Michigan Assembly.

Ford has scaled back production of the Expedition and Navigator.

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