Honda, a major automobile manufacturer, has decided to stop production at its factory in the UK from the 18th to the 4th next week due to the disruption of logistics caused by the spread of the new coronavirus infection and the impact of the global semiconductor shortage.
Honda announced on the 13th that it will suspend production at its automobile plant in Swindon, southern England, for four days from January 18th to 21st.
The reason is that the supply of parts is delayed due to the disruption of logistics due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, and the semiconductors for cars are becoming scarce worldwide, making it difficult to procure the required amount. is.
After that, we aim to resume production on January 22nd.
Due to the shortage of semiconductors for cars, Honda has been forced to reduce production at factories in Japan, the United States, Canada, etc., and Toyota Motor has announced a policy to reduce production at factories in the United States and Nissan Motor in Japan. It is widespread throughout the automotive industry.