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Train Full Of F-150’s Derails

- Source: https://www.thedrive.com/

At the beginning of August, Ford had more than 60,000 incomplete cars and trucks sitting around collecting dust thanks to the global semiconduc­tor chip shortage. A recent train derailment didn’t help matters. The 30-plus car derailment, which occurred in northeast Missouri on August 2, was reportedly laden with an unknown number of brand-new (fully finished) F-150’s, along with Transit vans.

It’s rumored that the vehicles were being transporte­d from Ford’s Kansas City assembly plant to dealership­s. It’s still unclear as to how many vehicles were onboard during the train wreck, but luckily no one was injured when it left the track.

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