Volvo has announced the suspension Assembly machines for an indefinite period at factories in Belgium and Malaysia, and companies in the Swedish Gothenburg and American Ridgeville continue to work. Toyota, in turn, has closed factories in Europe, the UK and Turkey.
Toyota and Volvo have joined a long list of automakers that decided to suspend pipelines due to pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19. However, in the case of the Belgian Volvo plant in Ghent there is another reason – lack of workers. The capacity of this enterprise is the production XC40 crossover and the XC60.
Previously closed plants of BMW, Rolls-Royce, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Opel, Peugeot, Citroen and DS, FCA, Renault, Ford, Volkswagen and other brands.
As of March 19, the number of infected with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 worldwide exceeded 210 thousand people, victims of the infection became 8840 people. In Ukraine registered 16 cases of infection, including 2 metalnyh.