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Toyota and Honda to ramp up China plants to make up lost output

Pandemic-hit car market is seeing recovery earlier than other parts of the world

Honda has seven plants in Wuhan and Guangzhou.

TOKYO -- Japanese auto companies will accelerate production in China from May as the country recovers from the coronavirus pandemic earlier than other parts of the world.

The carmakers are moving to pump up output to position themselves as they see the massive market re-emerging as the global sales leader.

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