Volkswagen to partially idle Mexico plant in July


MEXICO CITY, June 20 (Reuters) - Automaker Volkswagen will temporarily shut parts of its plant in central Mexico from next week until early August but exports of the popular New Beetle should not be affected, a union spokesman said on Saturday. The partial closure, starting Wednesday, will be the latest in a series of temporary shutdowns at the plant in recent months as the global slowdown hurts demand for new cars. Union spokesman Arturo Monter said by idling some operations at the ...

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