Mazda to halt production at Japanese plant due to chip shortage

23 June 2021 - 13:06 By Reuters
A file photograph of the Mazda logo. The company's production schedule has been affected by the global chip shortage.
A file photograph of the Mazda logo. The company's production schedule has been affected by the global chip shortage.
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Mazda Motor Corp said on Wednesday that it will suspend production at a factory in Japan for a total of 10 days in July due to a chip shortage.

The automaker's Hofu Plant No 1 in Yamaguchi prefecture, located in southwest Japan, will halt production between July 5 and 9, and between July 12 and 16.


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