Ford will halt production in Spain for nine days due to low demand

October 23, 2018 23:10 CET

MADRID — Ford will stop car production at its plant in Spain for nine days during November due to a lower demand for its vehicles.

Engine production will also be halted for 13 days next month, a company spokesman said. Part of the Spanish production of Ford engines is sent to Canada for assembly of its Edge model.

The latest production shut down comes after a three-day halt in October.

Ford employs some 7,500 workers at the plant in Almussafes near Valencia.

The factory builds about 1,840 cars a day. The vehicles produced are the Mondeo midsize car, S-Max and Galaxy large minivans, Kuga SUV, Tourneo Connect van and Transit Connect van, according to Automotive News Europe’s Guide to European Assembly Plants.

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