A problem with Volkswagen’s IT systems led to the halt of automobile production in Germany. German news sources claim that the outage is much larger than expected.
German automobile giant Volkswagenexperienced a strange problem on Wednesday, September 27 (yesterday). A glitch in the company’s IT systems prevented Volkswagen from producing throughout the day. Sub-brands of Europe’s largest automaker were also affected by the glitch. Volkswagen, along with brands such as Porsche and Audi, which produce in Germany, also operate throughout the day. can’t produce explained.
According to the statement made by Volkswagen, at the company’s global headquarters in Wolfsburg, caused by network components There was a problem. The cause of the problem was not understood, but the outage led to the halt of production in Volkswagen factories. Audi In the statements made by the company, it was stated that an analysis was carried out to determine the magnitude of the outage that caused the production to stop. Porsche did not make a statement on the subject.
Fortunately, the problem is not a cyber attack
The outage experienced at Volkswagen was caused by network components, cyber attack brought the possibility to mind. However, Volkswagen stated that the cause of the system failure was external, such as a cyber attack. doesn’t seem likely explained. The company created a crisis desk for the problem and continues to work to understand the problem and prevent it from happening again.
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Meanwhile; The problem at Volkswagen is much more may be large scale It is also spoken. According to German news sources, factories producing spare parts also had to suspend production. In addition, not only Germany, Volkswagen’s almost all factories It is reported that he was affected by this situation. According to the information obtained, in-house software such as the e-mail services used by Volkswagen are not working properly.