CNH Industrial said on 3 April that the majority of its European assembly operations will remain suspended until April 17, In light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The manufacturer, whose brands include Case, New Holland, Iveco and FPT, said its logistics hubs and related supply operations were still operational to guarantee parts and service support to end customers.
”This decision has been taken considering the vital nature to society of the sectors in which the company operates”, said CNH, ”especially in emergency situations: agricultural and construction machinery, the transport of goods and people, fire fighting vehicles and those dedicated to public safety.”
CNH said safeguarding the health and safety of its employees was forefront in the decision to suspend assembly activities, as well as to maintain other sites at minimum levels.
”To this end, CNH Industrial is following all national directives by implementing stringent measures and continuing to share and leverage internal best practices globally.
”This latest decision was reached in agreement with all social partners in the countries in which the company operates.”