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Toyota partially halts 4 North American plants amid plastics shortage

Texas blackouts disrupt supply chain, forcing stoppage till early April

Production was paused at Toyota's Kentucky plant for several days in early March. (Photo courtesy of Toyota)

NEW YORK -- Toyota Motor suspended some production at four plants in the U.S. and Mexico, Nikkei learned Wednesday, owing to a disruption in supplies of plastic components and other parts after winter storm-related power outages in Texas.

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