Basic Motors and Volkswagen droop some Mexican operations because of a scarcity of gasoline

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – General Motors Co (NYSE πŸ™‚ and Volkswagen AG (OTC πŸ™‚ are suspending part of their operations in Mexico due to a shortage, while Audi AG will adjust production to match supply, the automakers divided in separate Explanations with On Wednesday.

General Motors said it will be forced to shut down operations at its downtown Silao facility on both Tuesday evening and Wednesday and will resume once gas supplies return to reasonable levels.

The gas shortage also caused Volkswagen (DE πŸ™‚ to stop production of its Jetta model on Thursday and Friday and its Taos and Golf models only on Friday, announced the company's Mexican unit.

Audi announced that it would adjust production levels, depending on the availability of natural gas, with which the Audi Q5 will be manufactured at its plant in the state of Puebla.

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