Porsche suspends production in Leipzig over Ukraine crisis

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BERLIN, March 2 (Reuters) - Volkswagen's (VOWG_p.DE) Porsche is suspending production at its Leipzig plant until the end of next week as a result of the Ukraine crisis, a spokesperson for the luxury carmaker said on Wednesday, adding production in Zuffenhausen would continue.

Parent Volkswagen a day earlier warned of production cuts at some of its plants including the one in Wolfsburg as Ukraine-based suppliers have been facing difficulties delivering after Russia's invasion. read more

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Reporting by Christina Amann; writing by Christoph Steitz Editing by Riham Alkousaa

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