Nissan quickly suspends manufacturing in Africa, Center East and India, Auto Information, East Auto Information
New Delhi: In response to the persevering with COVID-19 outbreak, the Japanese carmaker, Nissan on Tuesday quickly suspended its manufacturing in Africa, Center East and India area, the corporate mentioned in a launch.
“The measure has been taken following the recommendation and steerage of respective nationwide governments to safeguard the wellbeing of workers, prospects and communities,” the corporate mentioned in a launch. Right this moment Indian prime minister Narendra Modi prolonged pan-India lockdown for subsequent 21 days.
As per the discharge, manufacturing on the Alliance plant in Chennai, India has been halted from March 23rd till additional discover. Nonetheless, a skeleton workers will proceed to hold out important upkeep.
Nissan’s Rosslyn plant in Pretoria, South Africa can even stop manufacturing operations from Thursday, March 26th till additional discover.
The corporate’s facility at sixth October Metropolis, Giza, Egypt can even quickly droop manufacturing from March 26th for an preliminary two week interval as a preventative measure, the carmaker knowledgeable.
“Nissan will proceed prioritizing the security of its workers, companions and prospects and adhering to all authorities protocols throughout the area”, the corporate mentioned within the launch.