Tesla’s electric vehicles on the assembly line at the carmaker’s Gigafactory in Shanghai on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Photo: Xinhua

Production halts at China factories lead to worldwide shortages in components as coronavirus outbreak spreads

  • South Korea’s Hyundai Motor became the first global carmaker to halt production outside China because of component shortages caused by stop-works and lockdowns to combat the coronavirus
  • General Motors, Volkswagen, Toyota Motor are among companies that have closed their China plants at least through February 9
Topic |   Autos
Tesla’s electric vehicles on the assembly line at the carmaker’s Gigafactory in Shanghai on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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