Toyota Motor Corp. has announced that due to the global shortage of semiconductors, domestic and overseas production will be about 700,000 units next month, which is about 150,000 less than the original plan.

For this reason, the production plan for this year is also expected to be lower than the previous forecast of 9 million units.

Toyota Motor Corporation announced that it will temporarily suspend production on 11 production lines at eight domestic plants, including the Motomachi plant in Aichi prefecture, for next month's production.



The main reason for this is that the global semiconductor shortage is still continuing, and next month's domestic and overseas production is expected to be about 700,000, which is about 150,000 less than the original plan.



For this reason, the production plan for this year is also expected to be lower than the previous forecast of 9 million units.



Regarding the shortage of semiconductors, Toyota said that it would consider alternatives to other semiconductors in anticipation of further prolongation, and commented, "We will take all measures and strive to deliver as many cars as possible as soon as possible." doing.

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