MEXICO CITY:U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co will briefly droop manufacturing on Friday at its Hermosillo plant in Mexico’s Sonora state because of a scarcity of fabrics, the plant’s exertions union mentioned on Thursday.
Staff will probably 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 Recreation SUV and Maverick compact pickup.
The union didn’t specify which fabrics had been briefly provide, however different automakers had been suffering with a chip scarcity as producers shifted manufacturing towards portions wanted for computer computer systems, cell phones and video video games right through the pandemic.
Ford didn’t straight away reply to a request for remark.
Previous this month, Ford mentioned it could droop manufacturing at its Flat Rock, Michigan, plant and at portions of its Kansas Town, Missouri, plant.