MEXICO CITY:U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co will briefly droop manufacturing on Friday at its Hermosillo plant in Mexico’s Sonora state as a consequence of a scarcity of supplies, the plant’s labor union stated on Thursday.
Staff will likely 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 battling a chip scarcity as producers shifted manufacturing towards elements wanted for laptop computer computer systems, cellphones and video video games throughout 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 elements of its Kansas Metropolis, Missouri, plant.