Parts Shortage


Toyota Cutting Production At Two Assembly Plants

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 Newsradio 950–04/25/2011


Ford To Idle 3 Plants Abroad

WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert reports that Ford is suspending work at plants in Taiwan, China and South Africa due to parts issues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2011

The Ford Focus 2012

Ford’s Asia-Pacific Operation Affected Due To Parts Shortages

Ford expects its operations will be affected beginning the last week of April and into May.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2011


GM Production To Resume In Louisiana

General Motors will resume regular production at its pickup plant in Shreveport, Louisiana, on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2011


Nissan May Move Engine Production To U.S. Short Term

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2011


GM Will Halt Production Due To Parts Shortage From Japan

General Motors will halt production at its pickup truck plant in Shreveport, Louisiana next week because of a shortage of parts from Japan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2011