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Toyota to cut global output 40% in September on ASEAN outbreaks

Automaker cites impact of coronavirus on suppliers in Vietnam and Malaysia

Toyota's Takaoka plant: The automaker will suspend production lines at multiple domestic factories starting early next month. (Photo by Koji Uema)

NAGOYA, Japan -- Toyota Motor said Thursday it will reduce global production for September by 40% from its previous plan, as the spread of the coronavirus in Southeast Asia adds to supply troubles for Japan's top automaker.

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