Heavy Snow Halts Automakers in Japan

World | February 17, 2014, Monday // 13:41| Views: | Comments: 0
  • Send to Kindle
Bulgaria: Heavy Snow Halts Automakers in Japan A handout picture taken and released on 17 February 2014 by Japan Ground Self-Defense Force shows a bulldozer clearing snow from a road in Okutama area, western Tokyo, Japan. Photo by EPA/JAPAN GROUND SELF-DEFENSE FORCE.

Japanese automakers suspended output in some factories after the second major snowstorm this month disrupted shipments of parts from suppliers.

Toyota Motor Corp, Honda Motor Co. and Suzuki Motor Corp. have announced halting production Monday.

Toyota suspended production in its Takaoka plant, Motomachi, Tahari and the Tsutsumi factory. All plants except Tsutsumi will resume production Tuesday.

Honda suspended production at its Yorii factory in Saitama prefecture near capital city Tokio because of snow, after halting output at affected sites on 14-15 February.

Suzuki stopped output at three factories in Shizuoka.

Unprecedented snowfalls caused serious disturbances in plane and train services in Japan since Friday. A number of incidents and nine casualties have been registered so far.

World » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: production, automakers, snowfalls, Honda, Toyota, Suzuki, Japan, snowstorm
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Please, log in to post a comment.
» To the forumComments (0)
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria