Asia Bizz:Toyota Motors Japan has restarted its auto parts production in the country, after the industry had a brief pause in its facility post the earthquake. The 9.0 magnitude earthquake has caused damage which is beyond accountability in Japan and the people are trying to re-emerge out of the catastrophe which has struck their motherland.
Toyota has decided to commence production of auto parts which shall be shipped overseas. Company officials also state that production may resume only if the environment of the facility changes. The vehicle manufacturing unit has suspended its operations as well; Toyota has stopped exporting finished vehicles to North America and some other major countries.
Along with Toyota, other automotive manufacturers too have halted their production at their respective facilities. Since Wednesday, Mitsubishi Motors has commenced vehicles production at its plant. Toyota on the other hand, has decided it could suspend the auto parts manufacturing if other part manufacturing companies have prolonged their suspension of business.