Ford plans to hire 7,000 US workers by 2012

A Ford logo is shown on a Ford Edge front grill in Dearborn, Mich., July 10, 2007. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

January 10, 2011 12:48:53 PM PST
Ford Motor Co. says it will add more than 7,000 workers in the U.S. over the next two years as it begins producing several new vehicles.