DETROIT, April 27 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co on Thursday shut down five assembly plants and partially closed another after finding that a supplier had provided a defective transmission part, a spokeswoman said said. The unusual step, which took effect on Thursday evening, shuts down Ford's production of its popular F-Series pickup trucks, E-Series vans, its Expedition SUVs and some sedans. The shutdown represents a potentially costly setback for the No. 2 U.S. automaker is struggling to ...
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