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Ford's Latest Supply Chain Delay: Blue Ovals

Supply-chain issues and chip shortages have made vehicle production especially tricky this year. Now Ford is experiencing a shortage of something critical to its brand image: the blue ovals that bear its name.  The automaker held back shipments of some vehicles because of difficulties getting model nameplates and company logos. "Both parts are affixed to the vehicle’s exterior and are important identifiers for the auto maker’s products," per The Wall Street Journal. "A company spokesman confirmed it has held some vehicle shipments because of a lack of badges."

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