Record slump in German car production could put 100,000 jobs at risk

The coronavirus pandemic, which shattered supply chains and forced automotive manufacturers to close their plants for weeks, caused passenger car production in Germany to tank in the first five months of 2020. Load Error Now sluggish demand and slow recovery in global markets is likely to puts tens of thousands of job in the sector at risk in Germany. “Since the car market in Europe will also be very difficult in the next few years, it must be assumed that most of these jobs won’t be filled in the future,” Dudenhöffer told Yahoo Finance UK.