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Reviews ChipMangel at Cologne car manufacturer: Ford sets production in several works from

17:20  16 april  2021
17:20  16 april  2021 Source:   ksta.de

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due to supply bottlenecks in semiconductor components in the Corona pandemic, the car maker Ford stops production in some plants. "We examine the effects on our production planning daily," said a spokesman for the company on Friday. "Due to the tense delivery situation, production will pause in our plant in Saarlouis for the time being from 19 April to 18 May."

Ford-Werke in Niehl © Uwe Weiser Ford Works in Niehl

In addition, the company put the production in Gölcük (Turkey) at the joint venture Ford Otosan until June 13th. "This interruption involves preferred two weeks of factory holidays in summer and a week as part of Turkish national holidays," said the speaker. Also in the factory in Valencia (Spain), the production is reduced due to the delivery guest.

at the Ford locations in Cologne and Craiova (Romania) also came to production breaks this year. Currently there are no further interruptions planned, it said. (dpa)

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