EU CARMAKER CLOSURES 02/04: Shutdowns extended as lockdowns continue

Automotive manufacturers in Europe and the UK have extended their previously announced production suspensions following the introduction or extension of national lockdown measures.

Shutdowns were announced by carmakers across the continent because of the supply chain problems created by the measures taken by governments to restrict the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
There are now lockdowns in place in several mainland European countries as well as in the UK.

The UK announced lockdown measures on March 23 which should be in place until April 13 before being reviewed. France introduced a...


Carrie Bone

April 02, 2020

16:58 GMT