Ford halts orders for Fiesta and Focus

Ford halts orders for Fiesta and Focus


Models are sometimes discreetly missing from manufacturers’ lists. Since mid-July, this has been the case for Ford Fiesta and Ford Focus. City car and compact They are no longer available to order in France, as in other European markets.

Due to the complexity of the supply chain, the blue circular brand has had to temporarily stop taking orders in order to focus on the preparation of copies that have already been saved and is patiently awaited by customers. “Due to great demand [pour ces modèles] and production restrictions, we announce up to 12 months at delivery »said the manufacturer’s spokesperson to our German colleagues of Automobilwoche. Markus Thalthe head of the works council of the Ford factory in Saarlouis, for his part, suggests that he “At the moment it is impossible release Focus before spring next”he added

In addition to ongoing orders, the factories in Cologne and Saarlouis have also been tasked with producing so-called “core-of-the-range” versions – based on the most requested configurations – in order to build a car park available later from suppliers.