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Automakers halt production in India due to coronavirus

Suzuki, Mercedes-Benz, Fiat Chrysler and Hyundai to wait out epidemic

Maruti Suzuki, which builds one of every two cars sold in India, says it is immediately halting production and office operations in the northern state of Haryana.   © Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) -- India's biggest automaker Maruti Suzuki India and peers including Mahindra & Mahindra, Mercedes-Benz, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) as well as Hyundai Motor Co said they will halt car production in the country due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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