Volkswagen AG says it will halt production at its Puebla, Mexico, plant for the entire month of November in an effort to reduce vehicle inventories and prepare the facility for production of the next-generation Jetta and Bora models. The plant, which also manufactures the Beetle, has seen its vehicle shipments drop 24% to 137,182 vehicles through the first nine months of the year, resulting in excess inventories. This action is the latest in a series of work stoppages at the plant in ...

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