Volkswagen Group is planning to cease automobile manufacturing at its Dresden plant after greater than 20 years, Automobilwoche, a sister publication of Automotive Information Europe, reported.

The plant, the place 6,500 of the electrical ID3 fashions have been produced final 12 months, will proceed to function in some capability, and its roughly 300 employees will get different duties, Automobilewoche stated, with out revealing the way it obtained the knowledge.

VW stated final week it’s slicing non permanent employees at its Zwickau website, the principle electric-vehicle manufacturing facility in Germany, after a phaseout of a subsidy within the nation brought about demand for its EVs to drop.

The destiny of round 2,000 extra non permanent employees stays unsure.