Ford Idling Fusion Production to Match Production with Demand

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Ford is shutting Fusion production at the Flat Rock assembly plant in Michigan “to match production with demand”, a company spokesman revealed yesterday, Automotive News reports.
The decision comes just three months after Ford commenced production of the Fusion at a second North American plant to keep with growing demand. Ford Fusion inventories increased from 65 to an 88-day supply as of November 1.

Earlier this month, New York and San Francisco dealers reported that October sales have more than doubled, while Miami and Los Angeles dealers experience gains of 62 and 77 percent respectively. Ford sold almost 250,000 Fusion through mid-November.

In Ford related news, the Blue Oval company is also idling its Michigan Assembly Plant near Detroit for a week. The facility build Focus and C-Max models, of which the automaker had more than a 100-day supply on November 1.

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