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Toyota plans 10% production cut in May on supply chain turmoil

Japanese automaker alerts suppliers amid COVID and Ukraine disruption

Lexus vehicles come off the assembly line at a Toyota group plant in Fukuoka Prefecture. (Photo by Shinya Sawai)

NAGOYA, Japan -- Toyota Motor informed major suppliers by Tuesday that it intends to reduce global output to around 700,000 vehicles for next month, down a little more than 10% from original plans.

The move comes amid supply chain instability fueled by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and a resurgence in coronavirus cases in areas such as China. The new total would be just above the 670,000 vehicles Toyota manufactured last May.

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