Ferrari suspends production in Maranello and Modena

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 16 Mar 2020

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Ferrari has decided to suspend production in Maranello and Modena with immediate effect till March 27. The company, that had ensured continued production so far, is now experiencing the first serious supply chain issues that does not allow for continued production.

According to the sports car maker, the decision has been taken by the company for its employees’ well-being and follows a number of rigorous preventive measures already implemented in light of the Italian Government’s decree on Covid-19.

Scuderia Ferrari, in line with manufacturing, has also suspended its operational activities. Ferrari’s CEO, Louis Camilleri commented that, “At a time like this, my gratitude goes first and foremost to Ferrari’s women and men who, with their tremendous commitment over the past few days, have demonstrated the passion and dedication that defines our marque. Together with our suppliers, they have ensured the Company’s production. And it is out of our respect for them, for their peace of mind and those of their families that we have decided on this course of action.

All non-manufacturing related activity will continue on a regular basis, leveraging the opportunities provided by smart working.