Honda Motor Co. Ltd. reportedly will shut down production at six Japanese plants due to large earthquakes that have hampered output at gauge and instrumentation supplier Nippon Seiki. Production at three vehicle, one engine and two motorcycle manufacturing plants will be halted Nov. 8 and Nov. 9, resulting in the production loss of 10,200 vehicles and 2,000 engines, reports say. Honda plans to operate the plants on two Saturdays in December to make up for the loss. The vehicle ...

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