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U.S Economy Adds 49,000 Jobs In January, Ford Raises Investment In Electric Cars

U.S. employers added 49,000 jobs in January, a small gain for the labor market after payrolls were drastically cut in December.

Ford also announced plans to invest $29 billion in electric and self-driving vehicles through 2025.

Here & Now’s Lisa Mullins speaks with Mike Regan, senior editor for Bloomberg News.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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