Mar 26, 2011 3:07 PM by Anya Winslow

Japan quake and tsunami may affect new car colors

Ford asks dealers not to order any new cars, Ford or Lincoln, that come in 'Tuxedo Black' or any of the following shades of red: 'Royal Red,' 'Red Candy,' or 'Red Fire.'

This is all in the advent of the tragic events that occurred in Japan earlier this month. A special ingredient that's used to add the metallic shimmer to those colors is limited in supply.

We spoke with a local dealer to find out how it's going to affect the dealership and customers decisions when purchasing a new car.




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