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Ford Motor Co.

said production of F-150 and Super Duty pickups at multiple U.S. factories will be halted this week because of a fire at a supplier plant that produces parts for the trucks.

General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, BMW and Mercedes-Benz also said output has been disrupted.

Ford on Monday idled F-150 production at its plant in Kansas City until May 14, temporarily laying off 3,600 workers. It will also suspend production at its Dearborn Truck Plant Wednesday night through at least the end of the week, affecting about 4,000 workers.



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