Post-Tsunami Japan, Honda While Closes Four Car Factory

Saturday, March 12th, 2011 - Car News
Honda Motor Co., Saturday, March 12, 2011, officially declared operational pause four out of five factories, after the devastating earthquake that destroyed part of northern and eastern Japan on Friday, March 11, 2011 last. Temporary closure of factories that became effective today until Monday, March 14, 2011.

Four factory that closed while it was in Tochigi, Sayama, Hamamatsu, and Suzuka. “However, Honda still operate a motorcycle plant in Kumamoto, the area in western Japan,” Nikkei wrote.

Automaker also said it had not decided what steps will be taken on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 next, whether to reopen or continue the suspension of the operation of the plant. Manufacturing is still going to examine the circumstances that will occur.

Previously reported, the earthquake shook and the storm hit on Friday, March 12, 2011, an employee of Honda in Tochigi Research and Development Center died crushed by the wall while he was in the canteen. In addition, more than 30 other employees were injured and the roof crushed by the rubble of buildings.

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