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VW extends partial production stop in Mexico, union says

MEXICO Town — Volkswagen will lengthen a creation cease at 1 of its segments in a plant at the central condition of Puebla that provides the Jetta product from Oct. six to 15, a labor union document showed on Tuesday.

It will come as the business is experiencing a all over the world semiconductor lack immediately after producers shifted creation toward laptops, cell telephones and video clip games during the pandemic.

VW in Mexico  did not immediately reply to a ask for for comment.

Automakers this kind of as Typical Motors, VW and Ford have suspended operations several times this yr.

In early September, the U.S. and Mexico agreed to make a performing group on supply chains of semiconductor producers to endorse their good functioning and reduce the region’s vulnerability to the absence of materials.