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May 13 (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) sold 7 million shares of electric carmaker Rivian Automotive Inc (RIVN.O) for about $188.2 million, or $26.88 apiece, the U.S. automaker said in a filing on Friday.
Ford now holds 86.9 million shares in the California-headquartered company.
Rivian is struggling in a competitive market, including competition from Ford’s F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck, while a supply chain crisis is limiting production at its plants. read more
The electric-car maker earlier slashed its planned 2022 production in half to 25,000 vehicles.
On Tuesday, Ford had sold about 8 million shares of Rivian worth $214 million.
Rivian shares closed at $26.70 on Friday.
Reporting by Shivani Tanna in Bengaluru; Editing by Himani Sarkar
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