MEXICO CITY:U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co will briefly droop manufacturing on Friday at its Hermosillo plant in Mexico’s Sonora state resulting from a scarcity of supplies, the plant’s labor union mentioned on Thursday.
Employees will likely 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 Sport SUV and Maverick compact pickup.
The union didn’t specify which supplies had been in brief provide, however different automakers have been fighting a chip scarcity as producers shifted manufacturing towards components wanted for laptop computer computer systems, cellphones and video video games through the pandemic.
Ford didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Earlier this month, Ford mentioned it will droop manufacturing at its Flat Rock, Michigan, plant and at components of its Kansas Metropolis, Missouri, plant.