Ford plans to resume production at some North American plants in April

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Ford aims to restart production at some North American plants in April

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3/26/2020

Ford aims to restart production at some North American plants in April

Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it planned to restart production at some plants i...

F.N ) said on Thursday it planned to restart production at some plants in North America as early as April 6, bringing back its most profitable vehicles at a time when U.S. demand has slumped and the No. 2 U.S. automaker is conserving cash to survive the coronavirus pandemic. The logo is seen on the bonnet of a new Ford Aspire car during its launch in New Delhi, India, October 4, 2018. Picture taken October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis The Dearborn, Michigan-based company said it was bringing key plants back online, while introducing additional safety measures to protect returning workers from the coronavirus pandemic. Among the vehicles Ford will begin production of again are the sales-leading F-150 full-sized pickup and heavier-duty versions of the truck, as well as commercial vans and SUVs. "We will continue to assess public health conditions as well as supplier readiness and will adjust plans if necessary," the company said here in a statement. The global coronavirus outbreak, which has killed more than 21,000 people, has forced the shutdown of auto plants around the world as companies attempt to curtail the spread of the disease among factory employees. The outbreak has put pressure on companies, including Ford, which drew down credit lines to build its cash position. That move led Standard & Poor’s on Wednesday to downgrade the company’s debt to “junk” status and warn Ford was at risk of another downgrade. The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a $2 trillion economic rescue package to help unemployed workers and companies, including the auto industry, hit hard by the outbreak. U.S. President Donald Trump, concerned about the economic repercussions of an extended shutdown, has said he wants America to get back to business by Easter, or April 12, suggesting some efforts to slow the spread of the outbreak will no longer be needed by then. General Motors Co ( Read more: Reuters Top News

👍 I love Ford Doing a tremendous job ! フォードはかっこいい8気筒から、エコエコ言って6気筒にした時点で終わってる。そんなドイツ車みたいなのつまらない。アメリカらしい、豪快な車であってほしい。昔のV8のエンジン音が好きなのです。 For what?

Coronavirus pandemic: Ford won't restart North American end of March - Business Insider' Ford 's top priority is the health and safety of our employees, dealers, customers, suppliers and other stakeholders,' the company said.

GM, Ford and FCA expected to extend coronavirus shutdown into AprilU.S. automakers General Motor s, Ford and Fiat Chrysler are expected to extend their current shutdown in North America into the month of April as the fight to slow the spread of the coronavirus continues. At this point, the exact dates that Detroit&39;s Big Three automakers will restart vehicle production Isn't that when Our Savior Ascends, ENTERS THE GLORY! He won't Leave us in PAIN!

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Ford joins GE, 3M in speeding up ventilator, respirator productionCarmaker Ford Motor Co on Tuesday jumped into the emergency push by major U.S. m... trvrb he’s the man! Thanks Ford. They did a hell of a job for the Nazis in WW2 Hope they can make them better than they have made their engines. They might find their new niche.

Ford is working with 3M and GE to make respirators and ventilators Ford announced Tuesday that it's working with 3M and GE Healthcare to produce medical equipment and protective gear for healthcare workers to help address shortages in the fight against the coronavirus. Now, there are 46000 cases in America, but they still fight against each other. However,It just took China 10 days to build a new hospital when January. Why America don’t have the same efficiency with China? I think that’s the problem of American system😔 The carnival barker is announcing a *town hall* on Fox at 1 p.m. I beg you NOT to cover it. The shit show had to end. Didnt know that auto manufacturers have the capacity to produce products in a sterile environment...how long will it take to ramp up their production line to meet this standard? What about the PPE that the workers will need to work the production lines to make these! I call BS

Ford, 3M and GE team up to make ventilators and respirators, but process could take monthsOne industry executive likened the partnership to 'bringing in the cavalry.'



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