Toyota to Halt Japan Hybrid Output for One Day to Check Parts Availability

Toyota Motor Corp. (7203) will halt production of hybrid vehicles in Japan for one day on March 30 to confirm it has an adequate supply of parts.

The automaker will resume production at its Tsutsumi plant in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture and the Miyata plant in Miyawaka, Fukuoka Prefecture, on March 31, spokesman Paul Nolasco said today by telephone.

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