BMW AG resumes 3-Series output in Germany following a shutdown due to a strike-caused parts shortage. BMW stopped production June 23 at its Munich and Regensburg plants because of a strike by the IG Metall union, which wants to cut the workweek from 38 hours to 35 hours for engineering workers. However, IG Metall agreed to suspend the strike at BMW’s gearbox supplier ZF Friedrichshafen June 24 so production of the 3-Series could resume. BMW makes some 1,650 units of the model daily.
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