Nissan to temporarily halt production at Japan factory due to coronavirus


Nissan Motor Co will temporarily halt production at its plant in Kyushu, southwestern Japan, due to the coronavirus, the Japanese automaker said on Monday, as the outbreak starts to strain the global supply chain.   In a statement, Nissan, the first automaker to halt production at a plant in Japan because of the outbreak, said that output would be affected on Friday and Feb.

17, due to supply shortages of parts from China.   The stoppage could impact production of around 3,000 vehicles, the Nikkei newspaper reported.

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