Toyota will temporarily stop production of the Corolla and RAV4, due to falling demand

Toyota will temporarily stop production of the Corolla and RAV4, due to falling demand

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The decision of the automaker pushed to the fall in world demand for new cars.

In a pandemic a new coronavirus the plants closing is no surprise. Many manufacturers stop their pipelines to protect its employees. For temporary suspension of production was solved and Toyota, however, the reason is the other is the falling demand for cars. According to Automotive News, the brand next month will suspend its production at five plants in Japan. So, in April, the idle mode will be introduced at the plant in Hamur, from the conveyor which roll off trucks Hino. 3 through April 7, will also join the company in Takaoka, which produces the Corolla and RAV4.

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Next on the list – factory in Tsutsumi, engaged in the production of the Prius and Prius PHV, hybrids, Lexus ES and Camry sedans.

Production in Tahara stop in between 3 and 10 April. This plant is responsible for the production of models Land Cruiser 200, Prado LC, 4Runner, Lexus GS and Lexus LX. The production Lexus LS, NX, and RC IS established for the same production capacity, for their plan to collapse in the period from 3 to 14 April. At the same time will stop the conveyor plant in Kyushu. According to experts, the decision by Toyota to close its plants will affect the total production – announced a decline of 36 000 vehicles.

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