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Toyota suspends production in Japan due to blast at supplier’s plant

Toyota suspends production in Japan due to blast at supplier’s plant

Carmaker Toyota on Tuesday said it has partially suspended production in Japan because of an explosion at a supplier’s plant.

Toyota said that 10 production lines at six factories were halted after an explosion the previous day at one of the factories of supplier Chuo Spring in Aichi Prefecture.

The carmaker said it would check whether the affected production lines could be restarted on Wednesday.

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Toyota has 14 assembly plants across Japan, producing cars for the domestic and overseas markets.

Recently, the carmaker had to halt domestic production for a day because of a server problem.

Production was restarted the following day.