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Ford Forced To Close Down Chicago And Michigan Assembly Plants

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Published on May 22, 2020 - Duration: 00:32s

Ford Forced To Close Down Chicago And Michigan Assembly Plants

Ford Motor Co.

Closed two U.S. assembly plants amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The plant in Michigan was closed because a worker tested positive for COVID-19.

The other plant in Chicago was closed because of a parts shortage.

The Michigan plant builds the F-150 pickup truck and the Chicago plant the Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator SUVs.

According to Reuters, Ford and other automakers have imposed new safety measures, including screening employees.

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