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Volkswagen, Honda Suspend Production at China Plants Due to Covid-19 Curbs

Auto makers in China including Volkswagen AG VOW 0.74% and Honda Motor Co. HMC -0.08% have halted production at some plants as authorities persist in using strict measures to control Covid-19 outbreaks.

Volkswagen has suspended production at its Chengdu plant in southwestern China as well as two of five production lines at its plant in the northeastern city of Changchun since early last week, as a result of car-parts shortages and local health-protection measures, a spokesman said.

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