Car News: VW halts production at Passat, gearbox plants in Germany

Thursday, March 17th, 2016 - Automotive, car news, Passat, Volkswagen

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Volkswagen stopped production at the German factory which builds Passats at its main plant gearbox as the industry struggles with lower demand in addition to technical problems.

VW suspended production at the Emden plant in northwestern Germany on Friday due to technical problems from the sealing station. Factory builds the Passat sedan, coupe in addition to station wagons.

Production In Emden may remain closed on Monday, Reuters reported. in addition to works from the factory is usually about 9600 people.

Volkswagen also stopped production in some areas of its plant from the central city of Kassel Germany on Friday, with 400 workers affected. Castle produces more than four million radiators a year, in addition to makes the Centeng parts for the Passat.

resulting in Kassel by slower demand for components in addition to technical problems in Emden influenced seal factory, a factory spokesman said, stressing report in a regional newspaper Hessische Niedersaechsische Allgemeine.

Castle would likely halt production in some areas, he said on 1 February February 5 in addition to February 8 spokesman told Reuters.

Castle employs about 16,000 people.

Volkswagen has said which is usually preparing hard for the markets which year after suffering the first decline in brand sales of its namesake basic in more than a decade in 2015, which is usually struggling to contain the damage via emissions scandal.



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