A Lexus ES sedan coming off Toyota’s plant in Miyawaka city in southern Japan’s Fukuoka prefecture on July 6, 2012. Photo: Reuters A Lexus ES sedan coming off Toyota’s plant in Miyawaka city in southern Japan’s Fukuoka prefecture on July 6, 2012. Photo: Reuters
A Lexus ES sedan coming off Toyota’s plant in Miyawaka city in southern Japan’s Fukuoka prefecture on July 6, 2012. Photo: Reuters

Japan’s carmakers cut output as competing demand by gadgets amid Covid-19 lockdowns lead to global shortage of silicon chips

  • Toyota is cutting the production of its Tundra pickup truck in San Antonio, Texas by 40 per cent due to a shortage of chips
  • Honda, Nissan, Subaru and Suzuki all said their production had been affected by the shortage of chips

Topic |   Transport and logistics
A Lexus ES sedan coming off Toyota’s plant in Miyawaka city in southern Japan’s Fukuoka prefecture on July 6, 2012. Photo: Reuters A Lexus ES sedan coming off Toyota’s plant in Miyawaka city in southern Japan’s Fukuoka prefecture on July 6, 2012. Photo: Reuters
A Lexus ES sedan coming off Toyota’s plant in Miyawaka city in southern Japan’s Fukuoka prefecture on July 6, 2012. Photo: Reuters
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