Volkswagen to suspend the work of the Russian automobile plant in Kaluga and an Assembly in Nizhny Novgorod in connection with the shortage of components supplied by European companies, said Volkswagen Group Rus.
Production will be suspended from March 30 to April 10, 2020.
"currently, we can provide stable supply of vehicles and spare parts to our dealers and customers", - stated in the message.
the suspension Period will be treated as literal, and production staff will receive the salary "in accordance with Russian legislation and local regulations of the company."
Global automakers suspend European plants to protect workers, but also because of falling demand and disruption components in pandemic coronavirus.
Volkswagen announced last week the temporary closure of its plants in Europe and the enterprises producing components for two weeks due to the spread of the virus and a sharp drop in demand.
Previously coalsalesthat in connection with shortage of components in Ukraine may stop Lutsk automobile plant, which produces the first Ukrainian electric bus.