Daimler to stop production at its Hungarian plant next week

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MTI – Econews

Friday August 27, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

German automaker Daimler announced on Friday that it plans to shut down production at several Mercedes-Benz factories next week, including one in Kecskemét, due to parts shortages, according to a report by the state news wire MTI. .

Production will be halted next week at the Rastatt (Germany) and Kecskemét factories. At the Bremen plant and in parts of the Sindelfingen plant, production was already stopped this week.

When asked how many employees would be affected by next week’s shutdown, Daimler did not provide an answer. The Bremen plant employs 12,000 people, the Rastatt plant 6,500, the Kecskemet plant 4,700 and the Sindelfingen plant employs 25,000 people.

These four bases have already experienced closures in recent months due to parts shortages.

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