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Ford-Lincoln Trucks (Build Out Final Order Start Up Dates)

Last Updated: 1/15/20
Bold indicates latest update. Letter after date corresponds to main category.

MAKE MODEL 2020 INITIAL ORDERS ACCEPTANCE1  2020 SCHEDULING BEGINS1  2020 PRODUCTION START UP1  2020 FINAL ORDERS DUE TO DONLEN1  2020 FINAL ORDERS DUE DATE1  2021 INITIAL ORDERS ACCEPTANCE1  2021 SCHEDULING BEGINS1  2021 PRODUCTION START UP1 
Ford Econoline N/A3 N/A3 N/A3 N/A3 N/A3 9/16/193 10/17/193 01/02/203
Ford Ecosport 3/11/19 4/11/19 7/1/19 2/21/20 2/28/20 3/12/20 4/16/20 7/1/20
Ford Edge 07/15/19 9/12/19 9/30/2019 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Ford Escape 5/13/2019 6/13/2019 08/19/19 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Ford Expedition 07/17/19 08/15/19 10/14/2019 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Ford Explorer 1/16/2019 2/28/2019 5/6/2019 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Ford Ranger 8/12/19 9/12/19 11/18/19 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Ford F150 07/15/19 9/12/19 DTP: 10/7/19
KC: 11/03/19
TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Ford F150 (Police) 07/15/19 9/12/19 11/03/19 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Ford F650/F750 N/A3 N/A3 N/A3 N/A3 N/A3 9/16/193 10/17/193 2/3/203
Ford F-Series Super Duty
F250/F350/F450/F550
08/14/19 9/12/19 KTP:11/04/2019
OHAP:11/18/2019
TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Lincoln MKC / Corsair 5/16/2019 6/13/2019 8/19/2019 3/27/20 4/3/20 4/13/20 5/14/20 7/6/20
Lincoln Aviator 01/16/19 02/28/19 05/06/19 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Lincoln Nautilus 07/15/19 9/12/19 9/30/2019 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Lincoln MKZ 5/13/2019 7/18/2019 8/05/2019 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Lincoln Navigator 07/17/19 08/15/19 10/14/2019 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Ford Transit 7/15/19 8/15/19 10/21/19 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Ford Transit Connect 2/11/2019 3/14/2019 5/6/2019 1/24/20 1/31/20 2/10/20 3/12/20 5/18/20


1 – All dates are estimated and subject to change.

2 –  Immediate final order date for 40 gal AFT of axle fuel tank standard on chassis cab communicated by Ford as 4/3/19 on 4/3/19.  Final order due date for total Chassis Cab is 4/12/19. VSO Orders: Final order date is due to Donlen on 6/28/19 and due to manufacturer 7/5/19.  LPO paints Final Order date 7/8/19 (Green (PN4GW), Orange (PN4GX), Vermillion Red (PNEGC), Yellow (PN4GY), School Bus Yellow (PNAHF),  Green Gem (PN4DA), Pacific Gas/Electric Blue (PN4GC)

* EBO paint – Silver Spruce (BN) Final orders due 6/27/19

* LPO paint – Vermillion (E4), Green (GR), Green Gem (W6), Yellow (AT), School Bus Yellow (BY), Orange (MB), Pacific Gas & Electric Blue (L4) Final orders due 7/8/19

* Additional 10-12 week delay  for Chassis Cab

3 – Ford Medium Trucks and E-Series will be skipping the 2020MY, transitioning directly from 2019MY to 2021MY with no gap in production.

4 – VSO Orders: Final order date is due to Donlen on 5/31/19 and due to manufacturer 06/7/19. 5.0L engine (995) Final order due date to Donlen on 6/12/19 and due to manufacturer on 6/19/2019

 5 – Transit Jumbo Van orders are due to Donlen on 6/7/19 and due to manufacturer 06/14/19.

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