Honda, an automobile manufacturer, has announced that production at its domestic factories will decrease by about 10% early next month due to the global shortage of semiconductors and the spread of infection with the new corona.
Production cuts and factory suspensions are occurring one after another at other manufacturers, and the impact on production is protracted.
Honda will reduce production at Suzuka and Saitama plants in Mie prefecture, and will reduce production by about 10% from the plan in early next month.
It is said that the global shortage of semiconductors, the rapid spread of the infection of the new corona, and the flood in Malaysia that occurred in December last year have delayed the production of customers and delayed the procurement of parts. is.
Last year, the company said that production would drop sharply due to the shortage of semiconductors and the impact of the new corona, and that the drop would be recovered after January, but this month as well, production has been reduced by about 10% in Japan.
In addition, Daihatsu will suspend operations at its factories in Shiga and Oita prefectures for up to 7 days in early next month due to a shortage of semiconductors, and SUBARU will also suspend operations at its factories in Gunma prefecture for 6 days this month. The impact on is protracted.Keywords: