Honda considers suspending UK production after Japanese crisis

Honda considers suspending UK production after Japanese crisis
 

Honda could be forced to halt production at its car plant in Swindon next month as the repercussions of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami reach British factories.
At a crunch meeting this week, the Japanese carmaker will agree a plan on how to tackle the growing shortage of key components such as satnavs. Executives will discuss a range of options, including a temporary closure of the Swindon plant, which employs about 3,000 staff, or a period of reduced production.
The plant makes about 165,000 Civics, CR-V compact SUVs, and Jazz superminis a year and is braced for a shortage of... read more

 
3 April 2011 in Business, Views: 21
Source: Guardian
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