Investors piled into Ford Motor Co.’s first automotive borrowing in almost four years, allowing the company to slash interest rates on a $2.8 billion debt sale as it boosts spending on self-driving cars, mobility services and electrified vehicles.

The automaker sold 10-year and 30-year notes Monday, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Investors put in about $8.7 billion of orders for the bonds, said a person familiar with the matter, letting Ford sell more than the $2 billion it initially anticipated. Ford’s last automotive issue was for $2 billion in January 2013. The company said its auto business had $13.1 billion in debt at the end of September and net cash of $11.2 billion.

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