:Ford Motor Co mentioned on Friday it’ll halt production at its Kansas metropolis meeting plant that makes F-150 pickup automobiles for per week due to international semiconductor shortages.
Ford’s F-150 plant in Dearborn, Michigan will proceed to perform, the automaker mentioned.
F-150 is Ford’s high promoting automobile and, together with different giant utility automobiles and vans, generates the majority of the corporate’s international revenue.
Earlier this month, Ford mentioned it will proceed to idle a few of its meeting crops within the week of Feb. 14 due to semiconductor bottlenecks.
A shortage of semiconductors which are used for all the pieces from pc administration of engines to driver-assistance options has hit a number of automakers throughout the globe forcing some to produce automobiles with out sure options.
(Reporting by Nathan Gomes in Bengaluru; Editing by Amy Caren Daniel and Shinjini Ganguli)