SEOUL – Korean auto maker Renault Samsung is cutting production at its plants here 20% for the month of April, following a reduction in overtime hours that began March 18. The moves are necessary due to the vehicle-parts shortage resulting from Japan’s devastating March 11 earthquake, tsunami and ensuing nuclear-reactor crisis. Renault Samsung obtains nearly 20% of its parts from Japan and, therefore, is more vunerable than other Korean auto makers. In comparison, the market’s biggest ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Renault Samsung Forced to Cut Output 20%, But Still Expects Sales to Exceed Year-ago" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: lwilliamson@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2642
 

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.