MEXICO CITY:U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co will quickly droop manufacturing on Friday at its Hermosillo plant in Mexico’s Sonora state resulting from a scarcity of supplies, the plant’s labor union stated on Thursday.
Staff might be paid 75% of salaries on Friday, the union added.
Ford had additionally suspended manufacturing from Oct. 11-12 at its Hermosillo plant, the place it makes its Bronco Sport SUV and Maverick compact pickup.
The union didn’t specify which supplies have been briefly provide, however different automakers have been scuffling with a chip scarcity as producers shifted manufacturing towards components wanted for laptop computer computer systems, cellphones and video video games in the course of the pandemic.
Ford didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Earlier this month, Ford stated it could droop manufacturing at its Flat Rock, Michigan, plant and at components of its Kansas Metropolis, Missouri, plant.