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Toyota shut Chinese line for 2 days due to global chip shortage

Automaker cuts production at Texas plant as Honda and Nissan also trim output

Workers arrive at Toyota's assembly plant in Guangzhou: Chip shortages are draining component supplies for automakers worldwide. (Photo by Yusuke Hinata)

NAGOYA, Japan/GUANGZHOU -- Toyota Motor reopened a production line at a Chinese assembly plant Tuesday evening after a two-day shutdown, as the site became the company's second facility affected by a chip shortage slamming automakers worldwide.

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