Ford is now working with Meridian to shift production of the affected parts to other suppliers until production can resume at the fire-damaged plant.
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A spokeswoman said Friday that Ford has notified employees they could return to work in a week in Dearborn, Michigan, and Kansas City, Missouri.
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Nevertheless, the confirmed death and cases is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation. Ebola occasionally jumps to humans from animals, including bats and monkeys.
Also Friday, Mercedes said it ran out of Meridian parts at its SUV plant near Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Production of F-series Super Duty pickup trucks at Ford's Louisville plant remains suspended, but production of the Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator large sports utility vehicles, also made there, has not been affected. Expedition and Navigator remain in production in Louisville, Ford stated.
Mercedes explained it had exhausted its source of cockpit cross-members on May 9 and didn't not possess enough parts to resume full creation.
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They claim that the metal is struck by thunderbolt in the hills of Uttarakhand, which in turn gives it unique powers. The cheats are also often known to tell victims that the metal device is extremely rare.
"This is a fluid situation", Joe Hinrichs, president of global operations at Ford said in a statement on Wednesday. The company is working with Meridian and other suppliers to minimize the disruption.
"FCA confirms that production of the Chrysler Pacifica at the Windsor Assembly Plant has been impacted as a result of the fire at a Michigan-based supplier last week", stated the FCA spokesperson.
Ford has sold 287,000 F Series trucks in the United States in the first four months of this year, up 4% compared to a year ago.
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The original 2015 agreement had lifted sanctions in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear programme. While Muscat is sceptical its neighbours would resort to a total embargo, "everything is possible".
Ford stock closed down about 0.2% on Friday, at $11.19 in a 52-week range of $10.14 to $13.48.