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Honda to halt production at UK plant due to parts shortage

Automaker blames COVID-19 for logistics disruptions

The entrance to the Honda car plant in Swindon, England: The Japanese automaker produces cars for the U.K., North American and Japanese markets at the factory.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Honda Motor will suspend most operations at its U.K. plant in Swindon on Wednesday, saying the COVID-19 pandemic has delayed mostly marine shipments, resulting in parts shortages.

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