Volkswagen to take 10-day halt at Brazilian plants amid chip shortage

German carmaker Volkswagen will halt production at two sites in Brazil for 10 days due to the global semiconductor chip shortage, the company told Fastmarkets on Tuesday June 1.

Units in São José dos Pinhais, a city in the southern state of Paraná, and in Taubaté, in the southeastern state of São Paulo, will cease activities for a 10-day period starting on June 7, the company said.
“A significant shortage of semiconductors is resulting in several supply bottlenecks… globally,” Volkswagen said in a written statement.

“In the past months, Volkswagen do Brasil’s team has been working intensely and...


Renato Rostás

June 01, 2021

19:50 GMT

São Paulo