Volkswagen Suspends Production Across Europe

March 17, 2020
Volkswagen is suspending production in its European factories due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 17, 2020—Volkswagen is suspending production across its plants in Europe, according to a report by Reuters.

Volkswagen’s powerful works council concluded it was not possible for workers to maintain a safe distance from each other to prevent contagion and recommended a suspension of production at its factories from Friday.

Volkswagen has 124 production sites worldwide of which 72 are in Europe, with 28 in Germany alone.

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