Toyota Thailand plans to shut down its three plants April 5 to help the country avoid a nationwide loss of electricity. The Ministry of Energy is urging the manufacturing sector, which uses about 35% of Thailand’s electricity supply, to suspend production on the day when the country’s power reserve is expected to fall to less than 800 Mw, well below the 1,500 Mw needed to ensure national power security. Supplies are to be dramatically reduced as a result of maintenance work ...

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