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Turkey's Ford Otomotiv Sanayi extends production suspension

Turkey's Ford Otomotiv Sanayi extends production suspension Source: Ford Romania

ANKARA (Turkey), April 6 (SeeNews) - Turkish car manufacturer Ford Otomotiv Sanayi [IST:FROTO], jointly owned by US Ford Motor Company and Turkish conglomerate Koc Holding AS [IST:KCHOL], said it is extending the suspension of its production operations until April 27.

The decision was taken after Ford of Europe, the European subsidiary of Ford Motor Company, decided to continue to apply temporary suspension of its production activities due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Turkish carmaker said in a statement on Friday. 

Ford Otomotiv Sanayi on March 30 announced the temporary closure of its Kocaeli and Eskisehir factories. Initially, production was set to resume as of April 13. 

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