September 29, 2023

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Ford to suspend Bronco Sport production for two days at Mexico plant

MEXICO Town — U.S. automaker Ford will quickly suspend generation from Oct. 11-12 at its Hermosillo plant in Mexico because of a shortage of materials, the plant’s labor union said on Thursday.

Workers will be paid seventy five% of salaries on these days, the union included in a assertion.

Ford provides its Bronco Activity SUV at the Hermosillo plant in Sonora. It did not specify which resources were in small offer.

Ford did not quickly respond to a ask for for remark.

Other automakers have been having difficulties with a chips shortage as producers shifted generation toward elements required for notebook personal computers, cell phones and video games throughout the pandemic.

Rivals General Motors and Volkswagen have suspended functions many instances this 12 months. On Wednesday, the Mexican unit of Nissan said it would quickly halt generation throughout Oct at two vegetation.

Previously this month, Ford said it would suspend generation at its Flat Rock, Michigan, plant and at elements of its Kansas Town plant.

(Reporting by Sharay Angulo Modifying by Leslie Adler and Dan Grebler)