Ford halts production at five factories

American automobile company Ford Motor Co. temporarily suspend work five factories, three of which are in the U.S. and two in Mexico. “Preservation” will occur against the background of reduction of sales of cars.

It is expected that the suspension will affect the production of cars brands, Fiesta and Fusion, for which demand is reduced due to the fact that the Americans recently prefer larger cars, mostly SUVs.

In addition, the reduction of production will affect light commercial vehicles Transit due to recall 400 thousand cars.


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“We hope to bring our production in line with consumer demand,” – said in a statement.

It is also noted that sales of passenger cars in the U.S. in August decreased by 1.9% in annual terms, to 16.14 million vehicles in terms of annual growth that came in below market forecasts. Ford sales in August fell 2.1%.