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Nissan to suspend some Japan output due to coronavirus

February 10, 2020

TOKYO — Nissan will temporarily halt production at its plant in Japan’s southwestern Kyushu due to the coronavirus.

In a statement, Nissan, the first automaker to halt production at a plant in Japan because of the outbreak, said that output would be affected on Friday and Feb. 17, due to supply shortages of parts from China.

The virus outbreak is making it difficult for the automaker to acquire parts from China, the paper said.

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