ALABAMA, USA — Update on March 26, Toyota has extended their suspension until April 17, resuming production on April 20.
Toyota announced they are temporarily suspending production at all of its automobile and components plants in North America.
They've extended the closure of manufacturing facilities from March 23 through April 3, resuming production on April 6, 2020. Service parts depots and vehicle logistics centers will continue to operate.
The car manufacturer says they are taking action to help ensure the health and safety of their employees, and because of the anticipated decline in market demand. They say they will conduct a thorough cleaning all all of their manufacturing plants during the brief shutdown.
Toyota employees are allowed to prepare and adjust their family plans in relation to schools closing across the country.
Toyota will continue to offer full pay and benefits to employees during this shutdown period.
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