Workers rivet together truck cabs at the Peterbilt factory on Airport Rd, Friday, January 10, 2014.

Peterbilt has stopped production at its Denton manufacturing plant in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 

PACCAR, Peterbilt's parent company, announced Monday night that it was suspending production at all of its truck and engine factories until April 6.

"The company will review future actions on a regular basis," a news release said. "PACCAR will continue to provide aftermarket support to its customers who deliver essential infrastructure services to our communities."

Ken Hastings, a spokesman for PACAAR, declined to answer questions about how many employees are impacted by the break and if they will still be paid. 

Additionally, he declined to answer whether the move resulted in any layoffs or furloughs. 

— Jenna Duncan

JENNA DUNCAN can be reached at 940-566-6889 and via Twitter at @jennafduncan.

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