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Essex Engine Plant is a Ford factory located in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. It currently produces Ford's 5.0L V8 engine.[1] The plant was built in 1981 to produce Ford's Essex V6 engine.


Closing and reopeningEdit

In 2006, Ford announced that the plant would close as part of Ford's The Way Forward plan. The plant closed in 2007.[2] With financial assistance from the Canadian government, the plant reopened in 2009 to produce the new 5.0L version of the Ford Modular engine.[3][4]


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Ford Essex Engine Plant". Wikimapia. Retrieved 2012-10-18.
  2. ^ "Engine plant closing Dec.1". Windsor Star. Archived from the original on March 24, 2016.
  3. ^ "Tories pledge $80M for reopening of Ford engine plant". CBC News. Retrieved 2012-10-18.
  4. ^ "Ford engines good news for Windsor". Windsor Star. Archived from the original on March 25, 2010.

Coordinates: 42°17′46″N 82°56′3″W / 42.29611°N 82.93417°W / 42.29611; -82.93417