The milestone was celebrated on June 20 2013 at the official opening of a new Transit assembly plant in Nanchang, China, attended by Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally. "The Ford Transit plays a significant role in the lives and jobs of millions of people,"Mulally said. "From getting workers to a building site, to delivering important packages, or even rushing a patient to the hospital, people all over the world rely on Ford Transits to get the job done."