TPCA Extends Production Shutdown Until May

Toyota Peugeot Citroën Automobile (TPCA) has extended its production shutdown. Production lines should restart in Kolin on Monday, 4 May. Production was initially set to resume Friday, 17 April.

The company halted production on 18 March due to coronavirus. During the outage, employees will be compensated by a combination of 85 percent of salary.

About 2,500 people work at TPCA, and the company is one of the largest exporters in the Czech Republic and also the largest employer in the Kolín region.