VDL Nedcar is going to be in accordance with the decision of the BMW Group in Europe for the production to a halt, now that the lines be temporarily shut down due to the corona virus. The company is in command of the BMW X1 Crossover and the MINI.

“The corona virus causes a shortage of critical spare parts at the VDL Nedcar MINI’s and BMW’s X1, and to continue to produce. Therefore, the VDL Group, following in the footsteps of a customer the BMW Group has decided to stop the production temporarily, controlled, and responsible to, and for the production of the plant in barcelona to shut down,” according to the VDL-Group. Earlier on Wednesday, there was still the matter of the cancellation of the production at VDL Nedcar.

According to the VDL is currently being considered in the different scenarios. It is expected that the production as of Friday, the 20th of march, a full stop is. According to the SYSTEMS of the BMW Group, looks at the opportunities provided to it by the 20 of april, in the production process.

For the approximately one thousand employees, in Born, in the hopes that the VDL be able to make use of the on Tuesday announced emergency measures taken by the government. This should be the time period at least partly, can be cashed in.

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