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Here’s How Ford Used One Of The World’s Biggest Planes To Get F-150 Production Back Up Again

Ford shut down production of the F-150, its most profitable vehicle, on May 2 after a magnesium fire at a supplier caused a parts shortage. But just two weeks later it’s going back online after the automaker moved 87,000 pounds of equipment to England, hiring one of the world’s biggest cargo planes to do it.Read […]

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Ford Is Shutting Down F-150 Production Tonight Due To Supplier Fire

Ford is completely shutting down production of its best-selling F-150 for now, after a fire last week damaged a supplier, cutting off supply for a crucial part. Production at a Michigan factory that assembles the truck is stopping after the second shift Wednesday, according to a person familiar with the matter. The…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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