All the 2nd and 3rd orders some folks have placed for the sub 50k models may end up hurting Ford and/or the dealerships with this news. There may be a few heavily discounted MME’s available later in the year.
Been told by Rebecca that the next ship due out after the one on the 21st is the 31st March, then there is another on the 6th April. Fingers crossed we’re all on one of them! My FE build date of the 29th March is cutting it very very fine for the 6th though.
They need a minimum of 30 orders of a configuration (ie: FE or ER RWD etc) to start a build, as the factory is batch build. My theory is they haven’t sold 30 FE’s but they have to build them in order to deliver the ones they have sold. So they build 30 and open up the order bank again to try...
Funnily enough, I’m ditching the leased CX-5 at the end of the month and getting an e208 via ONTO, to tide me over until June. Lol. Can’t wait to try fit the dog in the boot 😬
EDIT: Will probably try the Kona the following month.
I got an almost identical message from her. 1st March build and 20 March ship. Great news if we do take delivery in June. Fingers crossed no more production delays and we all make that ship.
I reckon the reason the FEs went back on sale is not from cancellations, but because they need to batch...
Just had confirmation that my FE went into production yesterday! Also been told that the next batch of deliveries are leaving on the 20th March. Not sure if that is old news or not, but it’s exciting news for me.
EDIT: It went into production on the 1st March, not yesterday.
Great, thank you!!
Has anyone set up their profile yet? Apologies if this has already been covered... the thread moves fast these days, I can't keep up!
I added my vin in the ford pass app and got an in app message asking me to set up mach-e... I did, completed it and was stuck at the end of...