Fiesta (Ford)

Oct 04, 2021

On September 30, Ford announced that it will halt production at its Cologne plant until the end of October due to a shortage of semiconductors. Ford produces Fiesta at this plant.
Multiple sources on September 30, 2021
Keyword: plant operating status

Sep 17, 2021

On September 16, Ford revealed the new Fiesta Van and it will be available in selected European markets; orders open this autumn, with customer deliveries set to begin from early 2022
New Fiesta van has got EcoBoost Hybrid 48-volt mild hybrid and EcoBoost gasoline powertrains.
The 125 PS EcoBoost Hybrid models feature a belt-driven integrated starter/generator (BISG) in place of the standard alternator, enabling recovery and storage of energy usually lost during braking and coasting to charge a 48-volt lithium-ion air-cooled battery pack and provide torque assistance during normal driving and acceleration. Fiesta Van EcoBoost Hybrid offers fuel efficiency from 5 litres/100 km and CO2 emissions from 113 g/km.
New Fiesta Van will also be offered with an E85-compatible powertrain in selected markets.
Fiesta Van has got new driver assistance and lighting technologies to support drivers in and out of town include a new Parking Pack and Matrix LED headlamps with Glare-Free High Beam.
Gross payload is up to 531 kg, with a 1,283 mm maximum load length giving a 0.96 cubic metre load volume.

(Ford press release)

Sep 02, 2021

On September 1, Ford announced that it will suspend production at Cologne plant from September 2 for two weeks due to a semiconductor shortage.
Ford did not receive the door modules for Fiesta assembly because it didn’t get semiconductors from Malaysia, thereby it had to halt the production.
Ford had restarted production in August 16 with short-time working after the plant vacation. It halted production again in the week of August 23 and resumed production in the week of August 30.
(Multiple sources on September 1, 2021)
Keyword: plant operating status

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