Ford suspends manufacturing in India, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam, Auto Information, Automobilnews
New Delhi: American auto main Ford has introduced non permanent manufacturing suspension at its vegetation in India, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam. As the corporate stated in a launch, it’s suspending car and engine manufacturing at its Worldwide Markets Group (IMG) manufacturing websites in response to the rising impression of the Covid-19 virus.The manufacturing suspension on the firm’s India vegetation together with Chennai, Sanand has began from March 21 and it’ll proceed for a number of weeks. In Chennai, the automaker has car meeting plant and engine plant, whereas in Sanand of Gujarat, it has car meeting and engine plant.
The opposite services impacted as a result of resolution embody Ford Vietnam Restricted Haiduong meeting plant, Ford Motor Firm (Thailand) Restricted, Silverton Meeting Plant (Pretoria) and Struandale engine plant (Port Elizabeth).
Mark Ovenden, president, Worldwide Markets Group, stated, “The well being and security of our workers, sellers, clients, companions and communities is our highest precedence. We’re persevering with to behave in real-time and take added security measures by briefly halting manufacturing at our manufacturing websites within the worldwide markets.”
Beforehand, the automaker has introduced a brief suspension of auto and engine manufacturing in North America, Europe and South America. The corporate has allowed its workers to make money working from home, wherever relevant, claims Ford.