Volkswagen de Mexico S.A. de C.V.'s plant in Puebla, which makes the immensely popular New Beetle, was shut down for about a half a day last week due to a major earthquake in that country. “The day of the earthquake (Puebla) did shut down to basically check things out,” says a Volkswagen of America Inc. spokesman. “And there was no major damage, nothing that would preempt production.” He says the plant was down for about 12 1/2 hours, reopening at 5:30 a.m. the following morning. “Part ...
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