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Ford Could Reopen Two US Truck Plants Next Friday

Ford stops F-150 production due to parts shortage Ford Suspends Production of F-150 Trucks
Andy Castillo | 12 May, 2018, 21:23

The company is working with Meridian and other suppliers to minimize the disruption.

Last week, in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, a fire and explosion forced an evacuation of a Meridian Magnesium Products of America plant.

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 Super Duty assembly line in Louisville, Kentucky was not named, but that plant continues building Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator sport utility vehicles, even while pickup production is suspended.

The automaker halted production at the Dearborn location on Wednesday, after temporarily closing the location in Missouri.

Carrick to start final United match against Watford
Mourinho further lauded the values of the 36-year-old, believing it is important to keep the former England worldwide at the club.

FBN's Jeff Flock on Ford halting production of the F-150 truck. It said the Alabama plant will reopen next week on a "modified production schedule" while the automaker works with Meridian to restore parts production.

Ford executives earlier this week said the company's quarterly earnings could be affected by shutdowns at the three truck plants, but affirmed its full-year earnings estimate.

"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.

Ford's F-series trucks are among the hottest selling vehicles in the United States, with 287,295 sold so far in 2018.

Ford stock closed down about 0.2% on Friday, at $11.19 in a 52-week range of $10.14 to $13.48.

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