EU CARMAKER CLOSURES 17/04: Volvo, Toyota, others to restart; Bentley, Daimler extend shutdowns

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 20 April 2020

Volvo Cars announced on Friday April 17 that it will restart production at its plant in Torslanda, Sweden, on April 20 after several weeks of suspended activity under lockdown measures brought in to help stem the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

By Amy Hinton, Carrie Bone

The company closed three sites in Sweden on March 26, which it originally planned to reopen on April 14.

Volvo’s plant in Ghent, Belgium, will also reopen on April 20 but with reduced output. The extent to which production will resume has not been specified. The...

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