25 Apr '11, 5am

Toyota Nissan Honda Japan production plunges

Toyota Nissan Honda Japan production plunges

Nissan Motor Co's Juke cars are parked before being shipped to the US from the company's Oppama wharf in Yokosuka. Japan automakers Toyota, Nissan and Honda said their domestic production has plummeted following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. -- PHOTO: REUTERS TOKYO - JAPAN'S leading automakers Toyota, Nissan and Honda said on Monday that domestic production plummeted in March after the massive quake and tsunami, which damaged parts suppliers and nuclear power plants. Toyota, the world's biggest auto maker, said production in Japan plunged 62.7 per cent year on year in March. Domestic output slumped to 129,491 vehicles while worldwide production fell 29.9 per cent to 542,465 vehicles. Production at Toyota's Daihatsu and Hino subsidiaries was also sharply lower. The March 11 disasters damaged production facilities and atomic power plants in north-east Japan, triggerin...

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