- Stellantis NV STLA reportedly storing cars ready for delivery at an abandoned airfield in eastern France.
- The move, Reuters reported, is due to extraordinary logistical issues.
- The opening of businesses following the war in Ukraine and the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in reduced truck and train capacity across Europe.
- Stellantis’ bestsellers the Peugeot 3008 and 5008 are ready to ship, along with other cars that are produced at its Sochaux factory, which is being housed in a former military airfield.
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- The report quoted a spokesperson as saying that Stellantis was “securing additional space and surfaces for the storage of cars.”
- The automaker is said to produce 1,100 cars per day with a shipping capacity of around 800.
- Price Action: Shares of STLA are trading down 1.61% at $14.94 at last check on Wednesday.
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