Toyota halts production in European plants

European plants will halt production until at least April 20

 

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Toyota Motor Corp. said Monday its auto plants in Europe will halt production, at least until April 20, because of the new coronavirus outbreak.

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Its European plants are in France, Great Britain, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Turkey and Portugal.

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All its plants in China resumed normal production Monday, spokeswoman Kayo Doi said. Japan’s top automaker also stopped production in Russia, through Friday.

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It earlier halted assembly lines in North America and has partially shut down production in Japan, South America and parts of Asia.