Volkswagen Puebla closes the year with additional work in the Tiguan sector

car factory Volkswagen in Puebla It will conclude this year with additional work to restore a portion of production in Part 2 as it is compiled tiguan modeldue to the shortage of semiconductors.

according to Autonomous Union of Mexican Auto Workers (Sitiavo), technical personnel will work from Sunday, December 26 to Thursday, December 30, i.e. overtime for the first and second shifts of Part 2, with an additional payment of scheduled salary for each working day.

Through an internal statement, Sitiavw noted that the first shift will operate from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., While The second shift will run on Sunday 26 and Thursday 30 December from 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm.; Meanwhile, on December 27, 28 and 29, the working day will be from 3:00 PM to 2:30 PM for the second shift.

The representative of the guild explained that Only part of the staff will work for the restoration of Tiguan production Given the situation that has arisen due to the shortage of semiconductors.

This way, the year-end calendar will not be applied to all employees in Part 2, this way On December 23, technicians who will have to come to work in the last week of December will be notified.

“Given the need to be able to restore production levels presented by the shortfall in semiconductors, additional work will be carried out on shift 1 and 2 of Part 2 Tiguan and auxiliary areas,” the union statement highlights.

For the rest of the production sectors, holidays will apply from Thursday, as reported at that time by region communications companies from the car company.

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The Tiguan accounts for more than 50 percent of production at the Volkswagen Puebla plant, where Jetta and Taos vehicles are also assembled.

The second generation of the compact SUV model became the best-selling Volkswagen car in the world, as well as one of the pillars of the German company’s production.

Tiguan is currently manufactured at four global plants. In Mexico, the LWB version is compiled for export to United States, Canada and South America, as well as for some countries Europe.


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