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Earthquake causes most of Toyota's Japan operations to shut down

Toyota's Japanese supply chain is affected by Hokkaido earthquake

Toyota's Japanese supply chain is affected by Hokkaido earthquake.

Toyota downsizes U.S. factory to reduce energy consumption

Toyota says one of the keys to reducing energy consumption is to make its employees work as close together as possible.

Toyota drastically cuts North American production through May

Toyota will continue its three-days-a-week schedule at North American plants for the rest of April and May, due to continued parts shortages as a result of the March 11 Japan earthquake. Toyota's original production suspension halted lines on Mondays and Fridays from April 15 to April 25, but will be extended to include April 26 to June 3

Toyota reportedly suffers second Chinese plant shutdown due to strike

Honda had its turn to deal with striking workers in China, now it's Toyota that's feeling the wage demands of Chinese laborers. Tianjin Toyoda Gosei is the joint venture that runs a number of Toyota parts factories in China, and all three of its assembly lines have been stopped due to

Toyota to add another North American plant

An Automotive News report suggests that we can expect another Toyota assembly plant in North America sooner than later. Toyota, which already has five North American assembly plants with two more under construction, will run out of capacity soon after 2010, about the time when Steve Sturm, VP of North American planning for Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., predicts that 64