Nissan halting some operations due to lack of steel


TOKYO, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. said on Thursday it would suspend operations at three of its four domestic plants for five days due to a shortage of steel. The plants would normally produce about 25,000 vehicles over five days, including the newly released Tiida compact car and the Lafesta minivan, which is expected to go on sale next month. Nissan, 44 percent owned by French car maker Renault , will halt work at one of two lines at its Fukuoka plant in southwestern Japan ...

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