Ford is opening a new service office at its Detroit assembly plant to meet increasing demand for electric vehicles.
The automaker said it will be hiring 2,000 people in the next two years to support Ford’s production plans.
The company said in a statement that the hiring is part of the company’s efforts to ensure that it is ready to meet future demand for its vehicles, which will see demand grow by a further 100,000 units a year.
Apple said it has invested more than $1bn in Michigan, which is expected to have a 10% growth rate in the coming decade, and has invested heavily in its research and development centres in the state.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company expects to add about 100 jobs in the Ford plant in the near term.
Apple has been aggressively expanding into emerging markets in recent years, and is one of several companies working on autonomous vehicles.
Apple also plans to invest more in its own factories, including one in China that is currently producing its flagship iPhones.