October 23, 2020

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    Audi meets Mexican officials following plant dispute

    German automaker Audi said on Monday it was ready for Mexican officials to audit its plant located in the central state of Puebla after holding talks with state and municipal officials after a dispute over bill payments last week. In a statement, the automaker said it would hand over in full the documentation requested at Monday’s […]

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    Audi’s plant in Mexico remains open, debt dispute denied by automaker

    A Mexican auto plant belonging to German automaker Audi remains open and did not close after a dispute over unpaid bills that the firm rejects, as was reported by local media, an official with the company informed Reuters on Saturday. The plant is situated in the central state of Puebla. Media had reported officials from […]

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    Volkswagen drops Mexico City dealership after it displayed Nazi poster

    German automaker Volkswagen said Monday it had a severed relationship with a distributor in Mexico City after a Twitter user published photographs taken at the business showing a wall decorated with an image of a Nazi celebration of the Beetle car. In a statement, Volkswagen’s Mexico unit condemned the photos from the salesroom in the […]

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    Volkswagen in Mexico agrees 5.5 percent increase in worker pay and benefits

    Volkswagen’s Mexico unit has agreed to boost the worker pay and benefits of 5.46%, the regional union for the German automaker said on Tuesday after the company froze salaries of employees in Germany this year because of the coronavirus crisis. Manuel Aburto, the spokesman for the Independent Union of Automotive Industry Workers (SITIAVW), said the […]

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    Two percent of Volkswagen’s Mexico staff test positive for coronavirus

    Volkswagen‘s Mexican unit on Monday said about 2% of its workers tested positive for coronavirus. The automaker said these workers had contracted the disease at some point, underlining the challenge faced by automakers in resuming factories before the coronavirus pandemic has peaked in Mexico. Volkswagen last Tuesday started sending workers in reduced numbers back to […]

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    Volkswagen will start sending workers back to Mexican plant on Tuesday

    Volkswagen‘s Mexican unit will start sending workers back to its plant in the central state of Puebla on Tuesday for “preparation and training eyeing a gradual start further ahead,” the automaker stated on Sunday. Puebla, where the German automaker and it’s luxury brand unit Audi have major plants, stated last week it is not ready […]

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    Volkswagen, Audi on hold as Mexican state Puebla won’t reopen

    Puebla, a state in Mexico state, said it is not ready to reopen its automotive sector because of the ongoing increase of the coronavirus. Volkswagen and it’s luxury brand unit Audi have major plants in the state. Puebla’s Governor Miguel Barbosa signed a decree on Friday stating that the conditions for the return of the […]

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    Volkswagen ready to resume Mexico operations on June 15

    The Mexican unit of Germany’s Volkswagen AG stated on Monday the automaker was ready to resume operations in the states of Puebla and Guanajuato on June 15 after activity was idled in late March because of the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The government and automakers had enforced shutdowns of factories to control the spread […]

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    Volkswagen Mexico won’t talk of resuming the plant while state decree in place

    German automaker Volkswagen stated on Monday it had fulfilled federal requirements to restart production in Mexico but would not make declarations about renewing operations as long as a decree in the state of Puebla remains in effect. The government of Puebla, where the automaker and its luxury brand unit Audi have major plants, stated on […]

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    Volkswagen pushes back potential resumption of operations in Mexico

    Volkswagen will extend a suspension on operations at its Puebla production plant located in Mexico to at least until 18 May because of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the company stated. The company’s Silao plant in the country is also temporarily closed, and the company said it has not yet figured out when it could restart […]

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    Volkswagen Mexico says worker died in potential case of COVID-19

    Volkswagen Mexico issued a statement saying one of its workers in the country had died in a potential case of COVID-19 coronavirus. “Up until now, the company can neither confirm nor rule out if the cause of his death is related to COVID-19 because we have not been informed,” the automaker stated. After being notified […]

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    Volkswagen extends Mexico production suspension as coronavirus spreads

    German automaker Volkswagen stated on Wednesday it would extend suspension of activities at two production plants in central Mexico until April 30 after the government declared a health emergency due to the spread of coronavirus. Volkswagen is one of the automakers worldwide who are responding to a decline in demand, as well as supply chain […]

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    Volkswagen to close factories in Mexico due to spread of coronavirus

    German automaker Volkswagen will temporarily shut down its factories in Mexico’s Puebla and Guanajuato states in order to preserve public health, the company’s Mexican unit stated, amid increasing worries over the spread of the coronavirus. The shutdowns will take effect on March 30 and will be in effect through April 12, the statement noted. The […]

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