Toyota to further halt Japan production due to chip shortage

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Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it will suspend operations at more production lines at its factories in Japan for up to 11 days between this month and July due to difficulty in procuring semiconductors and a COVID-19 outbreak at one of its suppliers in Shanghai. Toyota said the halt will take place on 11 lines at seven factories from Friday until July 8. According to the automaker, it now produce about 750,000 vehicles globally for June, down from its previous production target of 800,000. The move will result in a production cut of about 40,000 units at plants in prefectures including Aichi,...

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