Honda to Idle Suzuka Plant for 5 Days in Aug.

Honda to Idle Suzuka Plant for 5 Days in Aug.

   Tokyo, July 21 (Jiji Press)--Honda Motor Co. <7267> will idle its vehicle assembly plant in Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, central Japan, for five days from Aug. 2 due to parts shortages, company officials said Wednesday.
   The move comes in response to stalled parts supplies from Indonesia and Malaysia, Southeast Asian countries hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to a semiconductor shortage.

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