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Ford Halts Production Of F-150s After Fire At Supplier's Facility

The most popular vehicle in America isn't rolling off production lines right now because of a lack of parts. Consumers won't feel the effect immediately, but it's unclear how long the halt will last.
Ford F-150 pickup trucks are seen on Metro Ford's sales lot in Miami last October. The automaker had to temporarily halt production after a fire interrupted the supply of some parts. Source: Joe Raedle

Ford has halted production of the F-150 pickup truck, the most popular vehicle in America, after a fire at a supplier facility last week left the automaker without a source for key parts.

It's unclear how long the production halt will continue, but the company says consumers won't feel any immediate impact. A number of other automakers are also

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