With the worsening of the pandemic, seven automakers suspend production in Brazil

Most of the companies will give collective vacation to factory workers and will keep the office staff in home office.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the worsening of the pandemic and the shortage of parts in Brazil, seven car manufacturers have decided to suspend production: Toyota, Nissan, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Renault, Volvo, and Scania.

Most of the companies will give collective vacation to their factory workers while non-factory personnel will work in home office.

See details for each automaker below:

Toyota

Toyota advised that it will suspend vehicle production in Brazil starting next Monday, March 29th, after social isolation measures taken by municipal governments.

With 5,600 employees in Brazil, the company said it made the decision . . .

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