MEXICO City — U.S. automaker Ford will quickly suspend production from Oct. eleven-12 at its Hermosillo plant in Mexico since of a scarcity of product, the plant’s labor union said on Thursday.

Employees will be paid seventy five% of salaries on those days, the union added in a statement.

Ford generates its Bronco Activity SUV at the Hermosillo plant in Sonora. It did not specify which supplies ended up in small source.

Ford did not straight away answer to a request for remark.

Other automakers have been having difficulties with a chips scarcity as brands shifted production toward pieces necessary for notebook desktops, mobile telephones and video games during the pandemic.

Rivals Typical Motors and Volkswagen have suspended operations quite a few instances this calendar year. On Wednesday, the Mexican unit of Nissan said it would quickly cease production during October at two plants.

Earlier this thirty day period, Ford said it would suspend production at its Flat Rock, Michigan, plant and at pieces of its Kansas City plant.

(Reporting by Sharay Angulo Modifying by Leslie Adler and Dan Grebler)