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Toyota pumps brakes on Lexus production as China sales drop

Two plants in Japan will shrink output by 6% until end of month

Toyota Motor will cut production at the Miyata plant in Miyawaka, Japan by eliminating overtime hours. (Photo by Shinya Sawai)

NAGOYA, Japan -- Toyota Motor will temporarily scale back production of Lexus luxury vehicles due to plummeting sales in China amid the coronavirus outbreak, Nikkei has learned.

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