U.S.-based automaker Ford Motor Co. announced that it has inaugurated its new advanced manufacturing centre in Redford with $45 million investment.

The new facility, Ford advanced manufacturing centre, consists of all types of new technologies from additive manufacturing to virtual reality and collaborative robots aimed at bringing car manufacturing into the future.

Ford Motor said that with its experts at the new facility will leverage advanced technologies for existing application and exploring new uses for its new models.

The third generation printed tools at the new facility enabled Ford to reduce the car’s time-to-market drastically, cutting weeks from the timeline without sacrificing quality.