Ford to invest $773 million across southeast Michigan

Thu Dec 27, 2012 12:28am EST

A logo of a Ford car is pictured during a press presentation prior to the Essen Motor Show in Essen November 30, 2012. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender

A logo of a Ford car is pictured during a press presentation prior to the Essen Motor Show in Essen November 30, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Ina Fassbender

(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N) plans to invest more than $773 million on new equipment and capacity expansions across six manufacturing facilities in southeast Michigan in the United States.

The investment plan is part of its commitment to invest $6.2 billion in U.S. plants by 2015, the automaker said early on Thursday.

(Reporting by Sakthi Prasad in Bangalore; Editing by Daniel Magnowski)