Toyota extends shutdown amid COVID-19 pandemic

Ruben Fields
March 29, 2020

"Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and significant decline in vehicle demand, Toyota will further extend the length of its production suspension at all of its automobile and components plants in North America, including Canada, Mexico and the US", the company said in its latest statement. While FCA has decided that manufacturing will not be resumed before April 14.

The corporate is the most recent carmaker within the U.S.to offer its manufacturing experience to assist cease the outbreak.

Toyota's financial base remains solid but it is aiming to increase its cash on hand to prepare for a further escalation in the epidemic, which has led to plant closures worldwide, the sources said.

Read Toyota's full announcement below.

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Ford said Thursday it will resume production at its plant in Mexico on April. 6 and then follow with the resumption of production at several major plants in the US on April. 14.

Toyota plant in Cambridge. If anything, infections - as well as fatalities - have escalated rapidly this week.

For his part, Kumar Galhotra, Ford's president of North America, said in a statement that the automaker "will continue to assess public health conditions, as well as supplier readiness and will adjust plans, if necessary".

The automaker, with operations in Woodstock and Cambridge, will keep those plants and 8,500 workers idle until April 20, workers were told in a memo received Thursday morning.

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