Brussels The automaker Audi has announced short-time work for its electric car factory in Brussels, as the Belgian news agency Belga reported on Friday. The unions were also informed that the contracts of 145 temporary workers would not be renewed. Another 250 could follow.
The management said that the reason for the difficulties faced by a supplier in supplying the parts required for installing the batteries in the electric SUVs, the employee representatives said. A company spokesman said Belga that more than 300 suppliers were involved in the construction of the e-tron and e-tron Sport models in Brussels, which made the processes complex and sometimes could lead to “unexpected situations”.