The Japanese company Nissan Motor Co., Ltd made the decision to lay off about 3,000 employees at its three production facilities in Spain, which was suspended in connection with the spread of the coronavirus.
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In particular, it is reported that the plant in Barcelona was stopped March 13 2020 because of the irregular supply of spare parts and the Spanish authorities imposed restrictions on entry into the country.
The newspaper notes that the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19 led to a reduction in employment. The timing of the suspension of production are not reported. By the end of 2019, the Nissan plants in Spain produced 65 thousand cars.
In February, a Nissan spokesman said that the company can stop production of cars in our country. According to him, if China does not resume the supply of components plant in St. Petersburg will be stopped.
Bloomberg also reported that, due to the disruption of the supply of parts to Nissan 2 days to suspend operations at one of their factories in Japan, which produces models Serena and X-Trail.
Earlier it became known that the Italian carmaker Ferrari for two weeks, it temporarily halts production of cars, to prevent the spread of coronavirus among its staff.
It was also reported that the Volkswagen Group and Airbus announced that it closed its factories in Europe due to the spread of the coronavirus. In particular, in the course of this week Volkswagen will suspend production at plants in Spain, Portugal (Setubal), Slovakia (Bratislava) and the Lamborghini and Ducati factories in Italy, and is also preparing to close other plants in Europe.