Protests Against VW’s Links to Turkey

Protesters in Braunschweig Germany took action against Volkswagen and the company’s links to Turkey. On the 7th of January activists blocked the entrance to VW’s facilities in the city calling on the company to respect the international boycott of the Turkish state. Volkswagen is currently considering building a large-scale factory in Turkey which would represent … Read more

German Trade Unions Block Planned Volkswagen Factory in Turkey

Labour unions representing the workers at Volkswagen vowed to block the manufacturer’s plan to build a 1.3 billion-euro ($1.4 billion) factory in Turkey until violence triggered by the country’s cross-border offensive in northern Syria has stopped. The factory would represent a major investment in the Turkish economy which has been on shaky ground after a … Read more