Ford resuming F-150, Super Duty production on Monday

Ford suspended production of the F-150 at its plant in Dearborn Michigan on Wednesday night. It had already suspended truck production at a plant just outside Kansas City Missouri. Those are the only plants that make the truck

Ford announced Wednesday that production of the F-150 would resume Friday at its Dearborn, Mich. plant now that the Easton Rapids facility is back in operation.

The F-150 has been the best-selling vehicle in America for decades and any extended production delays would have had serious consequences for the automaker. Ford teamed up with suppliers, including Walbridge and other contractors to work almost around the clock to resume production.

A fire at Meridian Magnesium Products in Eaton Rapids, Michigan caused ripple effects throughout the automotive industry and one of the hardest hit companies was Ford which had to temporarily cease production of the popular F-150.

How to change the Google Assistant voice
To get started, activate your Google Assistant by holding the home button on your phone, or by saying "Okay Google". English speakers; Hans, a male voice that speaks in German; and Naja, a female voice that speaks Danish.

Total poised to pull out of Iran's SP11 project without United States waiver
Iran has said it may start enriching uranium again if it can no longer see any economic benefit from sticking to the deal. CNPC has a 30% stake in the venture, with Petropars at 19.9%, leaving Total with an operatorship of 50.1%.

Teacher accused of drowning raccoons during class
The mother said that Brewton chose to kill the raccoons because it ate a chicken that the class had been raising. 'It's bad . One parent said her son recorded the video, brought it home, showed it to her and she was "disgusted" by what she saw.

With F-Series inventory of more than 80 days, Ford dealers have not seen a big drop in the number of pickups in stock while production was stopped. The automaker rebuilt its supply chain for key magnesium parts used in the trucks and in sport utility vehicles including the Lincoln Navigator and Ford Explorer, according to a statement.

The automaker also flew one die weighing 87,000 pounds (39.5 tonnes) to a Meridian plant in Nottingham, England, after commissioning a giant Russian-built Antonov cargo plane - one of only 21 in the world.

Ford expects lost production of the F-Series will hurt Q2 EPS by $0.12-$0.14 but reaffirms its previous FY 2018 adjusted EPS guidance range of $1.45-$1.70.

Related News:

  • Video of Ronda Rousey making her WWE house show debut

    Video of Ronda Rousey making her WWE house show debut

    Ronda Rousey will make her British debut for WWE in an event at the O2 Arena in London on August 29. The finish of the match saw Rousey take down James then applied the armbar for the quick submission.
    Tech Matches School Record with Five NCAA Public Recognition Awards

    Tech Matches School Record with Five NCAA Public Recognition Awards

    The women's golf program has also been exceptional on the course winning a school-record seven tournaments in 2017-18. Of the teams recognized, 457 competed in men's or mixed sports, and 827 competed in women's sports.
    Nobody is as scared as me: Neymar

    Nobody is as scared as me: Neymar

    As Neymar , the world's most expensive player, battles to be fit for Brazil's World Cup campaign, he is aware of the pressure. I'm following it in the press, but right now I have nothing confirmed", the Brazilian said at Sunday's French football awards.
  • How to use Gmail offline

    How to use Gmail offline

    Do note that this feature is only available in the new Gmail interface and if the browser you're using is Chrome 61 or later. Knowing it's there, however, could help you make the most of time you might otherwise not be able to get work done, though.
    Kent State Grad's Rifle Photo Declares 'Come and Take It'

    Kent State Grad's Rifle Photo Declares 'Come and Take It'

    Kent State University spokesman Eric Mansfield said once Bennett graduated, she was "no longer restricted under the policy as a student".
    Harbor Freight Tools Recalls 2 Chainsaw Models

    Harbor Freight Tools Recalls 2 Chainsaw Models

    Over a million chainsaws sold at Harbor Freight Tools stores across the USA have been recalled, because they may not turn off. Portland brand saws have model numbers 67255 or 61592, and Once Stop Gardens brand saws have model numbers 67255 or 61592.
  • USA  government scraps cyber coordinator role in White House

    USA government scraps cyber coordinator role in White House

    Cyber Command to a combatant command, putting it at the same level as other unified combatant commanders and allowing Army Lt. On May 3 , the Defense Department announced it would be elevating U.S.
    Justify Draws 7th Position For Preakness

    Justify Draws 7th Position For Preakness

    Quip (12-1) drew the first post while Lone Sailor (15-1), who finished eighth at Churchill Downs, will go from the second post. Jerry Izenberg of NJ.com wonders if the horse and trainer Chad Brown have a shot to spring the upset at the Preakness.
    Tigers Players Debate Whether Sound Says Laurel or Yanny

    Tigers Players Debate Whether Sound Says Laurel or Yanny

    The clip, which surfaced on Reddit and later on Twitter, has friends, families and coworkers bickering over who has bad hearing . But others have said it's just a simple case of bass versus treble: If you happen to pick up bass tones more, you hear "Laurel".
  • Walmart to Roll Out Upscale Lord & Taylor Products Online

    Walmart to Roll Out Upscale Lord & Taylor Products Online

    A separate tab will house Walmart's Everyday Brands, which will be "part of Walmart.com's broader fashion destination". Lord & Taylor and Walmart both declined to comment on the revenue structure of their partnership.
    Ryan Reynolds Crashes Stephen Colbert's Opening Monologue as Deadpool

    Ryan Reynolds Crashes Stephen Colbert's Opening Monologue as Deadpool

    Reynolds is credited with two other writers for this sequel, which gives you a good idea how attached he is to the character. Unfortunately, he the actor couldn't just rip off hours of prosthetic makeup work to calm her down and assuage her fears.
    Russian court sentences Alexei Navalny to 30 days in prison

    Russian court sentences Alexei Navalny to 30 days in prison

    The court on Tuesday said Navalny's 30-day sentence would come into effect immediately, a Reuters correspondent there reported. Navalny's lawyer Vadim Kobzev said the trial had "clearly political motives" as Putin begins his fourth Kremlin term.


Most liked

Kellogg's latest USA brand to close door on Venezuela
The United States based cereal maker Kellogg is pulling out of Venezuela because of the economic deterioration in the country. The Kellogg Co.is closing operations in Venezuela at a time of widespread hunger in the crisis-wracked South American nation.

Bhavesh Joshi Superhero, Veere Di Wedding to face-off on June 1
Not just that, it has a greater audience potential and is a safe distance away from holdover Hindi and English releases. Bhavesh Joshi Superhero will see Harshvardhan as a student-turned-vigilante who is willed in his crusade against crime.

Trump Stokes California's Sanctuary Revolt
On Tuesday, the San Diego City Council broke with the county and voted to support California's sanctuary laws. The topic is immigration and California's resistance to the Trump administration's hard-line policies.

Top stars to feature in women's T20 challenge
I think once we do separate it even more, then the skill level of T20 cricket will go to a whole new level altogether." he further added.

County sees better than expected turnout for primary election
Call Ada County Elections at 208-287-6860 or Canyon County Elections at 208-454-7562to confirm your polling place. About 1 in 10 Douglas County polling places changed for the primary, affecting about 37,000 voters.

Liam Payne has revealed the release date of his debut solo album
The singer was speaking to the radio station for Mental Health Awareness Week in the United Kingdom. Being in One Direction wasn't always easy for former member Liam Payne .

Metro health officials confirm E. coli case linked to lettuce
Romaine lettuce of all varieties from the Yuma, Arizona, region has been blamed as the source of this outbreak. Food and Drug Administration is now advising that it is safe to crunch into romaine lettuce once again.

Bucks, Budenholzer Reach Agreement to Become Head Coach
The report comes just hours after it was reported that Budenholzer met with Bucks star Giannis Antetokoumpo earlier in the day. The Bucks were in the market for a new coach after firing Jason Kidd midway through the season, his fourth with the team.

Arsenal next manager: Mikel Arteta expected to be appointed this month
The midfielder is a fans favourite at the Emirates Stadium and has scored 29 goals in 189 appearances for the Gunners. I think all of them could manage Arsenal .

Turkish Banker in Iran Sanctions-Busting Case Sentenced to 32 Months
Prosecutors had sought a sentence of about 20 years for Atilla, who worked as a deputy general manager at Halkbank. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned the trial as a "chain of serious plots" against his government.

SC upholds Khaleda's bail in graft case
Asked to comment on Khaleda's four-month bail, he said: "The four months will be counted from the day when the court granted her bail".

Christina Aguilera and Demi Lovato release new song 'Fall In Line'
" Fall in Line ", off Aguilera's upcoming album, Liberation , encourages girls to speak up and think for themselves. The track hears both singers belting back-and-forth about female empowerment and refusing to conform.

Google: We're having to hit pause on Chrome's audio autoplay block
Yet with an adjustment of such potentially high impact landing in Chrome 66, clearly more communication was needed. We've updated Chrome 66 to temporarily remove the autoplay policy for the Web Audio API.

Amazon partners-up to offer easy Ethereum-based blockchain software
Kaleido is the first platform to radically simplify and speed the use of blockchain by companies across all industries. Kaleido, which was launched today, May 15th, will feature "popular Ethereum packages Geth and Quorum".

Merkel Says Germany Remains Committed To Iran Nuclear Accord
He also said Iran would not surrender to U.S. pressures. "I doubt that the talks with the Europeans will be fruitful". Iran meanwhile said the new U.S. sanctions were an attempt to derail efforts to save the deal.