Toyota says no change to plan to produce 9.7 million vehicles globally this year


FILE PHOTO: Toyota Motor Corporation cars are seen at a briefing on the company's strategies on battery EVs in Tokyo, Japan December 14, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday there was no change in its plan to produce 9.7 million vehicles globally this fiscal year.

The company said it will suspend production on three lines at one factory in Japan for some days in September amid a parts shortage caused by the spread of COVID-19.

Toyota says it expects to produce about 850,000 vehicles globally in September.

(Reporting by Rocky Swift; editing by Jason Neely)

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