MEXICO CITY:U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co will quickly 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 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 Recreation SUV and Maverick compact pickup.
The union didn’t specify which fabrics have been in brief provide, however different automakers were suffering with a chip scarcity as producers shifted manufacturing towards portions wanted for computer computer systems, mobile phones and video video games all the way through the pandemic.
Ford didn’t in an instant reply to a request for remark.
Previous this month, Ford mentioned it might droop manufacturing at its Flat Rock, Michigan, plant and at portions of its Kansas Town, Missouri, plant.