Ford halts Mustang production - Page 2 - Ford Inside News Community
 14Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-17-2016, 09:40 PM
2b2
Mercury C557
 
2b2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: N NW of Atlantis (Reno)
Posts: 22,734
Blog Entries: 6
Ford halts -more- production

Ford to suspend output at four plants, including for F-150
Reuters/MSN

Bernie Woodall - 2 hrs ago


...Ford Motor Co on Monday said it will shut down production of its best-selling F-150 pickup truck for a week at a Kansas City assembly plant, and temporarily idle three other plants over the next several weeks...

...sales of the overall F-series pickup model line fell nearly 3 per cent in September. Ford dealers had a heavy 95 days' supply of the pickups on their lots at the end of September, according to data compiled by Automotive News.

F-150 production at the Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan will continue without interruption, Ford said....

...Ford is also suspending production of two sport utility vehicles, the Ford Escape and the Lincoln MKC, at its Louisville Assembly Plant in Kentucky for two of the next three weeks. The compact Escape, one of Ford's most popular models, is under increasing pressure from Japanese rivals.

Ford said it also is shutting two plants in Mexico. One is a plant in Hermosillo that makes the Ford Fusion and the Lincoln MKZ sedans, and the other is in Cuautitlan that makes the Ford Fiesta small car.
.
Bloggin likes this.

.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
2b2 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-17-2016, 10:36 PM Thread Starter
FIN Staff Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 7,892
Re: Ford halts Mustang production

Now I know something is up...

I seriously doubt that any of these plant production stops for a week, has anything to do with sales. So what's Ford planning for...

The refresh for all models are already in production and on sale, except for Mustang and F-150.

Flat Rock - Mustang/Continental already had it's shut down and back online this week.

Kansas City Truck Plant - F-150:

SuperDuty production delayed due to 'parts'?

Louisville Assembly Plant - Escape/MKC:

Hermosillo - MKZ/Fusion:

My thought is that Ford is doing a mechanical upgrade of some sort. Some big announcement is coming.....
2b2 likes this.
Bloggin is offline  
post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-18-2016, 09:46 AM
Ford Flex
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 2,270
Re: Ford halts Mustang production

I hope it has to do with inventory, and it is not about a mechanical issue that needed immediate attention. They may have found something unsafe, and needed to stop production for a replacement part. If so, that would likely entail a large recall for pre-fix vehicles.

"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts."
Sherlock Holmes
Logans Run is offline  
 
post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-18-2016, 09:49 PM
2b2
Mercury C557
 
2b2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: N NW of Atlantis (Reno)
Posts: 22,734
Blog Entries: 6
Re: Ford halts -more- production

from following a link elsewhere...

Days to Turn
Edmunds
09/28/2016

.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
2b2 is offline  
post #15 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-19-2016, 05:24 PM
2b2
Mercury C557
 
2b2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: N NW of Atlantis (Reno)
Posts: 22,734
Blog Entries: 6
Re: Ford halts Mustang production

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bloggin View Post
Now I know something is up...
based on my desire (for Planning) to have affordable ANNUAL refreshes -at least when judged advantageous-

seems these micro-halts™ of production could offer an ideal time
(using inventory as One indicator) to implement something new

.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
2b2 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Inside News Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome