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Toyota to halt 5 Japan plants in April as demand slows

SUVs for US and China-bound Lexus among models affected

Toyota will suspend a production line at this Lexus plant in Fukuoka Prefecture for nine days. (Photo by Shigeru Aoki)

NAGOYA, Japan -- Toyota Motor said Monday that it will suspend assembly lines at five domestic group plants next month to offset the slump in offshore demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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