advertisement

Nixon discusses Missouri Automotive Jobs Task Force findings

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 | 2:55 p.m. CDT

CLAYCOMO — Gov. Jay Nixon says Missouri needs to provide more job training and economic incentives to attract the next generation of automotive jobs.

Nixon unveiled findings Wednesday from his Automotive Jobs Task Force, which was created to recommend ways Missouri could become more competitive for auto manufacturers.

He said the panel recommended ensuring the state could provide skilled workers and top-notch facilities for companies looking to build electric vehicles or gas-electric hybrid vehicles.

The downturn of the U.S. automotive industry has cost thousands of Missourians their jobs at plants in the St. Louis and Kansas City areas.

Nixon spoke at Ford Motor Co.'s Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo.

 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements