Due to a chip shortfall, Stellantis will once more suspend the Melfi factory.

Stellantis is expected to stop operations at its main Melfi plant in southern Italy from late June 28 to July 2 . The Melfi plant would only have been operational for seven days in June thanks to the new shutdown .

MILAN (English): Stellantis is expected to stop operations at its main Melfi plant in southern Italy from late June 28 to July 2 due to a structural shortage of semiconductors, according to the UILM union.Since the start of the COVID epidemic, an Italian-French carmaker's spokesman confirmed the news and stated that it has been taking decisions on its plants day by day, plant by plant.According to a spokesman, we don't expect to see a revival until the end of 2022.The Melfi plant would only have been operational for seven days in June thanks to the new shutdown, which will occur after a production freeze between Friday last week and Saturday this week, according to a statement issued by the UILM metalworkers union.

According to Reuters, the company told us that they had no information on supplies.Stellantis' vehicles are made in Melfi, which employs over 7,000 people, including the Compass and Renegade Jeep models.Two of the company's factories in France were also affected by product halts, according to the group on Wednesday.