July 14, 2024

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Kia Motors closes two plants due to coronavirus | Automotive Industry News

Hyundai Motor Group affiliate Kia Motors, South Korea’s next major carmaker by profits, halted its two domestic vegetation nowadays (11 June)¬†after two workers at the vegetation around Seoul ended up verified to have contracted coronavirus.

The suspension came following the two worker at the vegetation in Gwangmyeong, just southwest of Seoul, analyzed constructive for COVID-19, a Yonhap news agency report in the Korea Herald claimed.

South Korean well being officials analyzed workers who came into get in touch with with the virus individuals and test final results are thanks as early as Friday morning, the report claimed.

Yonhap claimed Kia Motors and well being officials carried out disinfection get the job done at the two vegetation, such as a physical fitness centre employed by the virus affected individual, in a precautionary go to stem any spread. Close to 6,000 people get the job done at the plant.

The business explained to Yonhap it was unclear how extensive the suspension would very last.

The suspension disrupted output of about 1,300 vehicles, according to Kia.

The No. 1 plant can make the Carnival/Sedona, Stinger and K9 saloon while No. 2 generates the Delight and Stonic.