Ford Motor is indeed cutting production of its highly profitable F-150 pickup truck and two different vehicles one week from now because of the ongoing global shortage of semiconductor chips.
The automaker on Thursday affirmed its Oakville Assembly Plant in Canada and Kansas City Assembly Plant in Missouri will be during the time of Aug. 30. Oakville assembles the Ford Edge and Lincoln Nautilus crossovers. Kansas City collects the F-150.
Ford additionally will cut two of three movements one week from now at its Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan, which produces the F-150.
“Our teams continue making the most of our available semiconductor allocation, finding unique solutions to provide as many high-quality vehicles as possible to our dealers and customers,” the company said in a statement.
The Kansas City plant was at that point during this week because of the chip lack.
The parts lack has caused moving closures of car get together plants around the world consistently. Ford has been hit especially hard by the absence of chips, losing about half of its arranged creation in the subsequent quarter.
The beginning of the deficiency dates to early last year when Covid caused moving closures of vehicle gathering plants. As the offices shut, the wafer and chip providers redirected the parts to different areas like purchaser hardware, which weren’t relied upon to be as harmed by stay-at-home requests.
The issue is relied upon to cost the worldwide auto industry $110 billion in income in 2021, as per counseling firm AlixPartners.