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Toyota, Honda cut production in Japan amid omicron surge

Outbreaks and chip shortage hamstring automakers' push to meet targets

Toyota's Motomachi plant in Aichi Prefecture: The automaker will suspend operations at up to 21 production lines at 11 Japanese plants. (Photo courtesy of Toyota)

TOKYO -- The latest wave of coronavirus infections in Japan has further disrupted production plans at Toyota Motor and the country's other automakers.

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