WATCH: Ford’s Michigan Central Train Depot Celebration in Detroit’s Corktown

Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford

AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Detroit’s Corktown district for a special community celebration with Ford Motor Co. The Dearborn-based automaker has purchased the former Michigan Central Train Depot. Ford will renovate the building within the next three or four years and relocate 2,500 of its workers to the site. Ford will use the building to develop autonomous (self-driving) vehicles. The automaker plans to keep the first floor open to the public year round. It will feature a coffee shop, gift shops and other restaurants. In this video, watch for highlights of the community celebration as well as interviews. You’ll see Ford CEO Jim Hackett, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and others.