LONDON — Honda stated it might halt output at its British manufacturing facility from Monday to Thursday subsequent week because of COVID-19 associated international provide chain points, the newest manufacturing suspension in latest weeks.
“The state of affairs is at present being monitored with a view to re-start manufacturing on Friday 22 January,” the corporate stated.
Honda additionally stopped car output for a few days in December on the Civic plant as some main container ports, corresponding to Felixstowe, struggled to deal with disruption attributable to COVID-19, pre-Brexit stockpiling and Christmas.
An extra stoppage occurred in the beginning of January.
On Friday, Honda stated its home output could possibly be affected by a scarcity of semiconductors as automakers face an absence of chips whereas shopper demand has been bouncing again from the pandemic.
In Britain, the automaker made just below 110,000 Civic automobiles in 2019 however is because of completely shut the positioning this 12 months.