The lack of microchips and electronic components has im VolkswagenMain plant in Wolfsburg will result in significantly reduced production and short-time work in the coming week. As a company spokesman announced, work will only be carried out on assembly line 3 in the morning shift in the coming week until Thursday. The other bands would then stand still. The “Wolfsburger Allgemeine” had previously reported on it.
The company justified the step again with the persistently restricted delivery situation for semiconductors. At the moment you drive on sight, said the spokesman. The semiconductor components are found in numerous electronic systems and are also installed in many places in modern cars. VW supervisory board chairman Hans Dieter Ptsch had said on the sidelines of the IAA Mobility auto show at the beginning of September that the lack of large quantities of electronic components should not be over anytime soon. As a result of the pandemic, the company had to adjust the production program several times. (dpa-AFX / gem)
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