Ford hires 2,000 in Kansas City, pickup truck demand booms

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By Deepa Seetharaman DETROIT, May 2 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is adding more than 2,000 jobs at its pickup truck factory in Kansas City as growth in the U.S. housing and oil sectors trigger a boom in truck sales. The second-largest U.S. automaker said on Thursday that it will add 900 jobs and a third shift at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to build the F-150 pickup truck, the top-selling U.S. vehicle for well over three decades. Another 1,100 jobs ...

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