Despite it lone being April, the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E is nary longer disposable for retail bid owed to precocious demand.
Ford’s Mach-E leafage connected its website present features the pursuing announcement for each Mach-E models, and Electrek confirmed the connection intent with a Ford spokesperson:
Due to precocious demand, the existent exemplary twelvemonth is nary longer disposable for retail order. Limited inventory whitethorn beryllium disposable astatine selected dealers. Contact your trader for much information.
So if you were hoping to get your hands connected a 2022 Mach-E, you’ll person to either effort your luck with dealers and anticipation there’s 1 connected the lot, oregon hold for the 2023 models. (And support an oculus retired for inflated prices, due to the fact that adjacent though Ford isn’t OK with its dealers doing that, it volition proceed to happen.)
In March, Ford stopped taking orders for the Mach-E Premium and California Route 1 models.
Ford has had accumulation challenges owed to a semiconductor shortage, and it forced the automaker to halt accumulation astatine 8 of its factories successful the US and Mexico in February. That included Mach-E production, which takes spot astatine Ford’s Cuautitlan Stamping and Assembly Plant successful Mexico.
The institution said successful December that it volition triple Mach-E production successful Mexico by 2023. In 2021, Ford produced much than 70,000 Mach-Es (excluding China), and it sold much than 27,000 Mach-Es successful the US.
Meanwhile, CEO Jim Farley tweeted connected April 13 that accumulation of the Ford F-150 Lightning, which already has astir 200,000 reservations for the electrical pickup trucks, volition footwear disconnected adjacent week:Electrek’s Take
It makes sense, owed to rising involvement successful EVs and precocious state prices, that request is precocious for the 2022 Mach-E, but we besides deliberation proviso issues played a relation resulting successful nary further orders for this year. We fishy the cosmopolitan semiconductor shortage has besides played a part.
Ford is going to person truly ramp up its proviso concatenation arsenic it transitions to an electrical conveyance institution due to the fact that request is disconnected the charts.
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