The disaster in Japan is having effects worldwide. Today, Toyota announced new details about last months earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and its impact on production at manufacturing plants in Japan.
Toyota says its manufacturing operations won’t be back to normal until the end of this year, because of last month’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Auto manufacturing in Japan is nearly at a standstill. Even those plants that weren’t damaged have been shut temporarily because of rolling black-outs and the concentrated effort on helping the devastated areas.
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