Friday, March 26, 2021

Global Semiconductor Shortage Shuts Down Kansas City Ford Transit Van Assembly Line

COVID has renewed the threat of scarcity across the world.

Whilst international competitors can get tough with suppliers in their spheres of influence . . . Take a peek at Americans patiently waiting.

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2,000 workers affected as Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant pauses van line

CLAYCOMO, Mo. - Ford has idled the Transit van line at its Kansas City Assembly Plant this week, due to a global semiconductor chip shortage. The plant in Claycomo employs 7,250 people and produces the F-150 pickup truck and Transit van. The stall, which is expected to be temporary, affects 2,000 employees who work on production of the Transit.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

See what happens when you shut down businesses that make things for other businesses that make things? Hug a tree and STFU

Anonymous said...

Stick a carburator on the motors and forget the automotive computers!

Anonymous said...

DONT BUY PARTS FROM MEXICO AND CHINA

Anonymous said...

So, don't buy anything

Byron Funkhouser said...

"I'll fix it!" said president pathetic.

Anonymous said...

China Turns Semiconductors Into The ‘New Oil’ While GM Runs Out Of Chips

Anonymous said...

slowly learning to code mofos

Anonymous said...

I did not make the comment at 11:06.

Remember President Dump's mantra: "I alone can fix it."