Due to heavy rains, Toyota is forced to stop two of its plants for a while

Due to heavy rains, Toyota is forced to stop two of its plants for a while

August 28, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Today, August 28, the Japanese company Toyota decided to temporarily stop its plants. The reason for this decision was the heavy rains that pose a threat to the safety of the inhabitants of Japan.

The stop will affect plants located in the cities: Miyata and Kanda. Work will be stopped for almost a day.

 The plant in Miyata produces about 300 thousand copies a year, as part of the concern 9 thousand employees. In Kanda, in turn, there are 2 times less workers.

 According to official figures, today in the south-west of Japan, three people have died due to showers. On the island of Kyushu, where the factories are located, the government recommends to immediately evacuate to other areas, this applies to almost 850 thousand inhabitants. Heavy rain disrupted transport routes and flooded the streets of cities.

 Daihatsu also announced a halt to its cars in these areas.

Recall that the Japanese company Toyota will build the fourth plant for the creation of batteries for hybrids in China. This should help increase the production of electric vehicles, as well as significantly reduce costs.