The Volkswagen Passat is one of best-selling European medium sedans. His reputation as a good product and good relationship quality price of which presumed, make it one of the most viewed on our roads. However the Passat is not immune to the SUV fashion and seems that the demand for the model (in its two forms of bodywork) is suffer in some countries. By this the firm German has decided that its factory will stop during ones days to avoid it on production.
Volkswagen had announced a strike starting in the German Emden plant (North Germany) scheduled for January 25 and February 3, but now seems new dates will be added. According to a spokesman for the brand, the factory must close more days and for that also will cease production on 16 and 17 February along with the 21st of the same month. This measure will affect 9,000 workers who work in the factory and joined initially called stoppages.
According to the German mark, the main countries in which the demand of the Volkswagen Passat is losing bellows are United Kingdom, Turkey and Russia. The firm await compensate this fall in sales with the scheduled stops, although they do not rule out more stops until Easter. For now they are studying the evolution that has each of the markets affected individually to suit your plant to changing needs.
We must remember that this plant was also affected by stoppages that lived this summer several factories of the mark by cutting supply from some of its suppliers. In addition, lines of mounting it has left out the version of the Volkswagen Passat CC and therefore until the new Arteon not manufacturing not may combine manufacturing other models.
Source – Grupo Volkswagen
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