Major Japanese automakers partially resumed operations at factories in China on Monday after they had been suspended due to a new coronavirus outbreak, reports TASS, citing Kyodo.
According to Kyodo, Toyota Motor Corp. said that of its four vehicle plants in China, those in Changchun and Guangzhou restarted manufacturing. The factories in Tianjin and Chengdu will resume output from Tuesday and Feb. 24 or later, respectively.
Nissan Motor Co. said it has restarted production in Guangzhou on Monday but again postponed resumption at a factory in Dalian to Friday or later and at plants in Zhengzhou and Xiangyang to Feb. 24 or later.
Mazda Motor Corp. restarted its vehicle plant in Nanjing at reduced output on Monday, aiming for full operation gradually, in line with the availability of parts. It had previously aimed for a Feb. 12 restart at the earliest.