Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday that sales fell 26.6 percent in August amid steep declines in large pickup trucks and SUVs, and cut its second-half production plans.
Sales dropped to 155,690 vehicles in August from 212,120 vehicles a year earlier, including all of Ford's brands, the automaker said.
In its Ford, Lincoln and Mercury brands, car sales were off 8.9 percent, crossover sales fell 1.3 percent, SUV sales tumbled 53 percent, and truck and van sales fell 38.5 percent.
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