According to a report at CNN, Ford has about 84 days of supply available, which means that after about a month, when the inventory falls to a supply of about 50 days, dealers and customers may be unable to get the trucks they want with the right engine or cab size or trim level.
Ford Motor may resume creation of its best selling f150 pick ups as ancient as Friday, May 18 in Dearborn along with Kansas City, as per a source familiarized with the auto maker's strategies.
Ford Motor's quarterly revenues will be impacted by shutdowns at three US truck plants resulted due to a fire at a key parts supplier, the USA automaker stated on Wednesday, while confirming its full-year earnings estimate. The company is working with Meridian and other suppliers to minimize the disruption.
Ford executives explained shut downs in the 3 truck plants could affect the corporation's quarterly earnings, however confirmed its full-year sales estimate.
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After both are formally proposed, it would take months or even more than a year before they are finalized. She, also, did not rule out Amazon's project receiving approval citing a rigorous process.
Also Friday, Mercedes said it ran out of Meridian parts at its SUV plant near Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
The fire at the Meridian Magnesium Products facility in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, also forced Mercedes-Benz on Thursday to halt production of its SUVs at its plant in Alabama.
"FCA confirms that production of the Chrysler Pacifica at the Windsor Assembly Plant has been impacted as a result of the fire at a Michigan-based supplier last week", stated the FCA spokesperson. Employees will work next week on a limited schedule.
One of the biggest sellers in all the automotive realm is the Ford F-150 truck.