Restaurants’ Latest Struggles, Ford’s New E-Truck

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Sisters Chunlee Ly, right, and May Ly, left, sit outside at a restaurant on East Brady Street in Milwaukee on Monday, July 13, 2020. Angela Major/WPR

We check in with a pair of restaurant owners about their industry’s latest challenges, namely staffing shortages and increased food costs. Then, we learn why Ford is offering an electric version of their popular F-150 truck.

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  • Ford Releases Electric Version Of Top-Selling Truck

    The Ford F-150 truck is the best-selling vehicle in the United States and the company recently introduced an electric version of it. We talk with a car industry journalist about what impact it could have on the electric car market and whether it marks a turning point for the auto industry.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Luke Zahm Guest
  • Dan Jacobs Guest
  • Jamie Page Deaton Guest

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