Toyota repeatedly halts Mexico plant after suppliers hit by labour shortage


The stoppages illustrate a potential choke point for the world’s top automaker, which plans to produce 10 million vehicles this year. — Reuters

Toyota Motor was forced to repeatedly halt production at a Mexico plant in February and March after local labour shortages snarled output at suppliers, according to people with knowledge of the automaker’s operations.

The stoppages, details of which were corroborated by documents from Toyota and suppliers reviewed by Reuters, illustrate a potential choke point for the world’s top automaker, which plans to produce 10 million vehicles this year.

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