Volkswagen and Audi to resume production in Mexico after gas shortages

Volkswagen and Audi to resume production in Mexico after gas shortages

The Mexican unit of Volkswagen AG will resume production of its Tiguan sports utility vehicle on Monday evening, the company said in a statement on Sunday, following gas shortages that hit swathes of Mexico last week.

FILE PHOTO: A logo of German carmaker Volkswagen is seen on a car parked on a street in Paris
FILE PHOTO: A logo of German carmaker Volkswagen is seen on a car parked on a street in Paris, France, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo

MEXICO CITY: The Mexican unit of Volkswagen AG will resume production of its Tiguan sports utility vehicle on Monday evening, the company said in a statement on Sunday, following gas shortages that hit swathes of Mexico last week.

Meanwhile, Audi will resume normal production levels at its plant in Puebla on Monday, after "the supply of hydrocarbons to the industrial sector was guaranteed," the company said on Sunday.

(Reporting by Miguel Angel Gutierrez and Sharay Angulo, writing by Laura Gottesdiener; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

Source: Reuters

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