MEXICO Town — U.S. automaker Ford will temporarily suspend production from Oct. 11-twelve at its Hermosillo plant in Mexico simply because of a lack of product, the plant’s labor union mentioned on Thursday.
Staff will be paid out 75% of salaries on people times, the union additional in a statement.
Ford makes its Bronco Activity SUV at the Hermosillo plant in Sonora. It did not specify which supplies were being in small supply.
Ford did not promptly react to a ask for for remark.
Other automakers have been having difficulties with a chips lack as suppliers shifted production towards pieces required for notebook computers, mobile telephones and online video games through the pandemic.
Rivals Standard Motors and Volkswagen have suspended functions a number of moments this yr. On Wednesday, the Mexican unit of Nissan mentioned it would temporarily quit production through October at two plants.
Previously this month, Ford mentioned it would suspend production at its Flat Rock, Michigan, plant and at pieces of its Kansas Town plant.
(Reporting by Sharay Angulo Editing by Leslie Adler and Dan Grebler)