Toyota Motor Corporation on Monday, February 8, has suspended production at all its plants in Japan for a period of six days. The factories located in other countries, will continue to work as normal.
This decision was made due to the lack of special steel used including the Assembly of engines. The reason for this was an explosion on one of factories-suppliers, writes NEWSru.com.
An explosion at the company’s plant in Aichi Steel Aichi Prefecture took place on 8 January. As a result of incident nobody has suffered, however one of the production lines was seriously damaged. Its repair will be completed at the end of March.
In Japan, Toyota owns 16 companies, producing cars and components. Daily in the country the Assembly line go approximately 13 thousand cars of this brand.
Stop all Japanese Toyota factories is the first time since 2011, when similar measures were taken after the earthquake and tsunami.