Volkswagen Group is not considering other locations for a new multibrand plant besides Turkey, sources said. A decision to build the plant in Turkey is still on hold and will not be made until February, sources familiar with the matter told Automobilwoche.
Volkswagen Group, in another legal action stemming from its 2015 emissions-cheating scandal, was charged with importing nearly 128,000 vehicles into Canada contravening the country’s environmental legislation.
Volkswagen Group’s powerful labor unions vowed to block the automaker’s plan to build a factory in Turkey until violence triggered by the country’s cross-border offensive in northern Syria has stopped.
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