Ford is ramping up its production plans for its Fusion, the automakers top-selling car in America.
In order increase production, the company may hire as many as 10,000 workers to help production meet demand, Bloomberg News reports.
This past year, Fusion sales rose 16 percent, according to Autodata research, likely helped by its $19,850 starting price tag.
Ford Fusions are currently being manufactured in Hermosillo, Mexico, but production is expected to shift to the United States as part of an agreement with the United Auto Workers union on a new four-year contract, according to Bloomberg News.
Across Ford’s entire lineup, the F-150 pickup has been the best selling vehicle for more than 25 years, but the Fusion is the top-selling sedan.
Ford, which has pit itself against established hybrid car maker Toyota, offers a hybrid version of its Fusion, which gets an estimated 41 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.
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