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DETROIT – Ford Motor on Monday warned investors that the firm expects to incur $1 billion extra in costs than beforehand anticipated during the third quarter as a consequence of elevated costs and supply chain points.

Ford mentioned supply issues have resulted in elements shortages affecting roughly 40,000 to 45,000 automobiles that have not been capable of attain sellers.

The firm expects to finish and ship the automobiles to sellers in the fourth quarter and continues to be projecting 2022 adjusted earnings earlier than curiosity and taxes of between $11.5 billion to $12.5 billion.

Shares of the firm fell about 5% in prolonged buying and selling following the replace.

Ford mentioned primarily based on current negotiations, inflation-related provider costs during the third quarter will run about $1 billion larger than initially anticipated.

The automaker anticipates third-quarter adjusted earnings earlier than curiosity and taxes to be in the vary of $1.4 billion to $1.7 billion.

The firm mentioned executives will “provide more dimension about expectations for full-year performance” when the automaker reviews its third-quarter outcomes on Oct. 26.

Automakers have been battling supply chain issues since the coronavirus pandemic introduced manufacturing to a standstill in early 2020. Demand continued to be robust, adopted by ongoing points with the availability of elements, particularly, semiconductor chips.

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