Supply chain issues are plaguing the auto industry. Ford is in the midst of a parts shortage that has impacted 40,000-45,000 vehicles. Models affected are primarily “high margin trucks and SUVs” that haven’t been able to reach dealers. Among the most notable supply chain hangups Ford is suffering from is the company is having trouble getting its hand on the signature blue “Ford” badges that grace the front of every vehicle it manufactures. The company has said that shortages include not only the badges, but also the nameplates that the company uses to specify the make and model of the vehicle they are affixed to. The company first reported the issue on Friday, according to a CNBC writeup . It marks the latest in a long line of supply chain issues that Ford, as well as other auto manufacturers worldwide, have suffered through since the onset of the Covid […]

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