The announcement from Toyota’s South America division says its Brazilian plant will suspend production of Corolla sedans on Tuesday and on two days in May.
WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert reports that Ford is suspending work at plants in Taiwan, China and South Africa due to parts issues.
Ford expects its operations will be affected beginning the last week of April and into May.
General Motors will resume regular production at its pickup plant in Shreveport, Louisiana, on Monday.
Nissan Motor Co. said Thursday it is considering moving some engine production from Japan to the U.S. because of earthquake damage to a Japanese plant.
General Motors will halt production at its pickup truck plant in Shreveport, Louisiana next week because of a shortage of parts from Japan.