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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it is holding discussions with Ford Motor after the automaker halted F-150 Lightning production and deliveries following a battery fire.
The U.S. automaker said the suspension of production of its F-150 electric truck will last until at least the end of next week. Ford said one EV truck caught fire on Feb. 4 during a pre-delivery quality inspection in a company holding lot in Dearborn, Michigan, and spread to a nearby truck. The automaker halted production the next day at its assembly plant in Dearborn.
(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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