Toyota shuts Japan plants due to heavy snow -Kyodo


TOKYO, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp. has suspended operations at all of the group's 15 factories in Japan because of heavy snow that has blanketed large parts of the country, Kyodo news agency said on Friday. Japan's largest automaker shuttered 12 factories, including engine and finished-car assembly plants, and plants run by three manufacturing subsidiaries in Hokkaido, Miyagi and Fukuoka prefectures, the report said, citing company officials. The snow had delayed the delivery ...

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