(WXYZ & ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Chopper 7 video captured dozens of rows of Ford pickup vans sitting in park exterior of Ford’s Flat Rock Meeting Plant Wednesday.
This is just after photos from Kentucky went viral of seemingly F Series pickup trucks almost filling the 30-acre main parking lot of the currently unused Kentucky Speedway, a lot that can hold more than 5,000 cars on race day.
The corporate confirms that the pickups exterior the Flat Rock Meeting Plant are amongst people who they said in March could be held at factories for “a variety of weeks,” then shipped to sellers as soon as computer systems can be found and high quality checks are accomplished.
The transfer is a ripple from the worldwide semiconductor scarcity, which has additionally compelled Honda and Toyota to announce manufacturing cuts at some North American factories. Basic Motors additionally has been compelled to construct pickups with out some computer systems and set up them later.
Automakers have stated they don’t count on the chip scarcity to get any higher earlier than the third quarter of the 12 months.
Related Press contributed to this report.