May 11, 2022 06:00 AM

Key Shanghai Tesla, GM Parts Supplier Closes as Covid Sickens Workers

Aptiv is the world’s second-biggest wire harness supplier.
Aptiv is the world’s second-biggest wire harness supplier.

A major auto parts supplier in Shanghai suspended production over the weekend after finding Covid-19 infections among workers. The shutdown of wire harness maker Aptiv’s factory may affect automakers including Tesla Inc. and General Motors Co.

One of Dublin-based Aptiv’s plants in Shanghai temporarily halted production Sunday in compliance with government guidance, the company confirmed with Caixin. The plant mainly supplies Tesla and GM factories in Shanghai, according to people familiar with the matter.

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