Van Dyke Transmission Plant

Ford's new five-year global waste reduction strategy calls for a 40 percent per vehicle reduction in the amount of waste sent to landfill between 2011 and 2016 -- equal to just 13.4 pounds per vehicle worldwide.  (PRNewsFoto/Ford Motor Company)

Ford Aims to Cut Waste-to-Landfill 40 Percent per Vehicle by 2016

Cutting waste-to-landfill at Ford’s Van Dyke Transmission Plant has always been important to workers there, but they weren’t satisfied until last fall, when a small, diligent local committee played a major role in solving a nagging 10-ton problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2013


Ford Launches North America’s Only Front Drive Hybrid Transmission

Ford Motor Co. said it launched a new era of clean tech and job growth with a new flexible assembly line at Van Dyke Transmission Plant, making Ford North America’s only producer of front-wheel-drive hybrid transmissions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2012