Tag: pickup production

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Ford and GM Scale Back Production Amid Chip Shortage

September 2, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. are scaling back production, the latest example of how the computer-chip shortage is affecting auto makers. GM said Thursday it is temporarily idling its two main pickup plants in Silao, Mexico, and Indiana. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford’s November sales down 21% due to F-150 pickup supply and production

December 2, 2020


Tight inventory levels of Ford Motor’s F-150 pickup due to pandemic-related plant shutdowns earlier this year and production starting for a redesigned model led to a 20.9% decrease in the automaker’s sales in November, the company said Wednesday. The Detroit […]

Process, Production

GM’s operating profit sinks 27% on lower pickup production; net falls 60%

April 26, 2018

Via: Automotive News

General Motors’ net income and operating profit significantly fell in the first quarter due to planned downtime in its full-size pickup production, a restructuring in Korea and other costs. The automaker said earnings before interest and taxes declined 27 percent […]