Toyota to cut Japan auto production after Covid-19 disrupts parts supply chain

Toyota is to suspend automotive production for between two days and just over a month at 27 of its 28 production lines in Japan in August and September.

The suspensions were due to “parts shortages resulting from the spread of Covid-19 in southeast Asia,” the company said on Thursday August 19. The main Toyota Motor Corp production facilities affected include Motomachi, Takaoka, Tsusumi, Tahara, Miyata, Iwate, Miyagi Ohira, Fujimatsu, Inabe and Yoshiwara, as well as Toyota Auto Body facilities at Fujimatsu, Inabe and Yoshiwara.  Other...

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Paul Lim

August 20, 2021

08:28 GMT

Singapore, Shanghai