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Ford Mustang's Production Halted As Sales Drop

( [email protected] ) Oct 16, 2016 10:53 PM EDT
Who would have thought that the American Muscle car, Ford Mustang would be halted from the production line?

FLAT ROCK, MI - AUGUST 20: 2015 Ford Mustangs go through assembly at the Ford Flat Rock Assembly Plant August 20, 2015 in Flat Rock, Michigan. Ford is debuting its new Mustang Shelby GT 350 and 350R models. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Credit: Bill Pugliano / Stringer

Ford has temporarily halted the production of the notorious American Muscle; Ford Mustang, well, that was the last thought on most Mustang's fans. It turns out that Ford reached this decision after a 32 percent drop in sales from the previous month. The Ford Motor Company has only one plant located in South Detroit; where production of the popular and aggressive Ford Mustang takes place. The plant is known as Flat Rock Factory. The low sales that the company made in the month of September have prompted Ford to halt production for a weeks time. In a statement made by the companies spokesman, the idea behind the one-week halt is to allow the markets demand to match up the production.


The decline in sales was unexpected since the company had released a new flagship of the sports car. Despite the news that the notorious car would feature in the Transformers: The Last Knight movie it barely boosted sales for the American Muscle. However, Ford Motor Company is not by any means the only automaker to see a colossal drop in their sales. Jeep additionally reported that they endured a decrease in their general sales in the month of September. Then again, the Chevrolet Camaro, at last, overwhelmed the Mustang regarding sales to recover the title of the top-selling sports auto for September 2016. This denotes the first run through the which Camaro sold a larger number of units than the Ford Mustang.

Nevertheless, Chevrolet likewise observed a decrease in their year to date deals regardless of the possibility that their September deals progressed.

Automakers are experiencing serious difficulties their earlier year's deals no matter how you look at it. Some trust this is an indication that the auto showcase in the USA is debilitating notwithstanding its status as one of the main players in the nation's monetary development.

The Flat Rock plant has 3,702 representatives dealing with Ford Mustangs and Lincoln Continentals. The specialists will keep on being repaid amid the break.