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Volkswagen halts production over coronavirus pandemic

Volkswagen (Volkswagen AG) will halt production this week due to concerns about coronavirus contamination, the German automaker's working council said on Tuesday.
The released statement noted that Friday would be the last working day for the majority of the company's employees. Yesterday Volkswagen said production at European factories was becoming increasingly difficult because of the disrupted supply chain and the imposed state of emergency.

The company's spokesman added that its production in China is close to full recovery. transmits BNR.

Yesterday, the Volkswagen owned company SEAT said it would stop production in Spain, with 10,500 workers employed in its three factories. The SEAT is motivated by the fact that a state of emergency has been introduced in Spain because of the spread of Covid-19.

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