Coronavirus: Nissan to shut Japan factory due to shortage of Chinese parts

Coronavirus: Nissan to shut Japan factory due to shortage of Chinese parts

Nissan is temporarily shutting one of its factories in Kyushu, southwestern Japan as it can’t get parts from China due to the coronavirus outbreak. The firm will halt production for two days at the plant which makes the Serena and X-Trail models.The stoppage could impact production of around 3,000 vehicles.

pennydreadful
pennydreadful
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#banchina

mantico
mantico 4 months

They only did it because American auto industry unionized and they have to pay people. Whereas in China they get the markets of cheap labor.

Lord Flasheart
Lord Flasheart 4 months

What a great Idea, lets produce everything in one country. What can go wrong? Ever hear, "Never put all your eggs in one basket"?

T.N. Morgan
T.N. Morgan 4 months

Are there no other countries they can use for cheap labor? What about India? Thailand? Cambodia? Why rely on only one country when you have so many to exploit for cheap labor and goods?

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