Volkswagen of America will close its Chattanooga manufacturing facility on Monday for deep cleansing as a precautionary measure from the spreading coronavirus.
In a information to Automotive News, the automaker mentioned the shutdown will “permit plant employees time to make preparations for little one care in the course of the two-week university closure there. This will be paid out time off.
“We will also consider this time to increase the presently improved sanitary and deep-cleansing steps carried out at our facility.”
The manufacturing facility, which employs about 3,800 men and women, will reopen Tuesday.
The Chattanooga complex is VW’s