Toyota cuts July international manufacturing plan by 50,000 automobiles

Toyota cuts July international manufacturing plan by 50,000 automobiles

The Toyota emblem is seen at its sales space throughout a media day for the

The Toyota emblem is seen at its sales space throughout a media day for the Auto Shanghai present in Shanghai, China April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Track/File Picture

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TOKYO, June 22 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) on Wednesday reduce its July international manufacturing plan by 50,000 automobiles as semiconductor shortages and COVID-19 components provide disruptions continued to curb output.

The world’s largest automotive maker by quantity expects to make 800,000 automobiles subsequent month, it stated in an announcement.

“Because it stays tough to look forward as a result of scarcity of semiconductors and the unfold of COVID-19, there’s a chance that the manufacturing plan could also be decrease,” the Japanese firm stated.

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Toyota and different automotive makers proceed to wrestle with supply-chain disruptions and part shortages brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic together with these ensuing from current lockdowns in China.

Automakers are additionally having to compete for restricted semiconductor provides with different producers comparable to client electronics gadget makers.

Toyota caught with its annual international manufacturing goal of 9.7 million automobiles, though the corporate signalled in Might that provide chain disruptions might ultimately drive it decrease that quantity.

The automaker on Wednesday additionally expanded manufacturing halts in Japan subsequent month at crops that make automobiles, together with its GR Yaris subcompact and bZ4X electrical SUV.

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Reporting by Tim Kelly; Modifying by Louise Heavens and Muralikumar Anantharaman

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