The Mazda de México Vehicle Operation (MMVO) plant, located in Salamanca, Guanajuato, will close for approximately 10 days As of this March 25 by the Covid-19, the automaker reported. Read Reduce Michelin production in Mexico
“Due to the advance of the virus, at Mazda we have decided to adjust the production of our plants worldwide considering the difficulties in acquiring parts (supplies), falling sales in foreign markets and the uncertainty of future markets,” he said. it’s a statement.
Mazda plans to suspend production at its plants for about 13 days and operate day shifts for just eight days at the Hiroshima and Hofu plants, both in Japan, from March 28 to April 30.
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We intend to transfer part of the production originally scheduled for this period to the second quarter of the fiscal year that ends in March 2021 or, later, while monitoring how the situation develops and evolves, “Mazda said.
In addition, AutoAlliance Co., Mazda’s production site in Thailand, will suspend operation 10 days from March 30.
While, Ford announced that will not reactivate operations in the plants of Mexico, USA and Canada he next March 30 as reported.
“Following the instructions of various governments to stay home and work remotely, at Ford we have decided that the operations of our plants in the United States, Canada and Mexico will not be reactivated next Monday, March 30, as stated originally, “he said via statement. He did not elaborate on a future start date.