The Toyota logo is seen at its booth during a media day for the Auto Shanghai show in Shanghai, China, April 19, 2021.
REUTERS/Aly SongJapanese carmakers Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and Honda Motor Co (7267.T) have temporarily suspended production at their factories in Malaysia due to a nationwide coronavirus lockdown, the companies said on Tuesday.
Toyota's subsidiary Daihatsu Motor, which makes compact cars, will also halt production between June 1 and 14, a spokesman said.
A Honda spokesman said the automaker will temporarily close two plants during the lockdown.
These plants, which annually make about 100,000 cars and 300,000 motorcycles, are expected to resume production from June 15, he said.
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