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Coronavirus

Automakers count down to looming China parts shortage

Hyundai halts plants as US and Japanese players weigh virus' impact on supplies

TOKYO/SEOUL/BEIJING -- The auto industry has begun to feel the impact of the coronavirus outbreak as factory shutdowns in China threaten a vital source of parts.

Facing parts shortages, South Korea's Hyundai Motor is suspending operations at its three domestic auto assembly plants.

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