Volkswagen AG reportedly will ask workers at its Puebla, Mexico, plant this week to take pay cuts of 8%-10% over the next two years and work shorter shifts to avoid a loss of 1,300 jobs. VW has implemented similar programs in Germany and Brazil to save 13,000 jobs. Puebla workers went on strike last year over compensation issues.

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Volkswagen Wants Mexican Workers to Take Pay Cuts" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.