March 16, 2020 / 1:39 PM / 4 months ago

French carmaker PSA closes European factories due to virus spread

A truck carrying van leave the Sevelnord car plant as PSA Group announced the shutdown of his factories in France and Spain, due to the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hordain, France, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

PARIS (Reuters) - French carmaker PSA (PEUP.PA) said on Monday the company will close its European factories until March 27 due to the coronavirus outbreak spread.

“The chairman of the executive board with the members of the crisis unit decided ...on the closure of the vehicle production sites,” PSA said in a statement.

Reporting by Gilles Guillaume; writing by Matthieu Protard; editing by Jason Neely

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