Storms hitting the Dearborn and Detroit Michigan area recently disrupted vehicle production already negatively impacted by a variety of factors including semi-conductor shortages. The storms not only halted production but flooded marshalling yards holding finished vehicles. While OEMS are hopeful they can make up some of the losses new storms forecast for the  week of June 28th could dampen that optimism. Flood waters can result in mold, destroying carpet and other materials, lead to premature rusting and short-circuit electrical components. Depending on the damage, some of the new vehicles will have to be scrapped. Thus far the storms and flooding have impacted Stellantis and Ford Motor Company.

For more: https://www.thedetroitbureau.com/2021/06/hundreds-of-new-cars-swamped-by-flood-as-storms-disrupt-detroit-area-production/

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