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Honda extends holiday for China motorcycle factories

Company has yet to set date for restarting Wuhan auto plants

Honda will keep two motorcycle plants in China closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

TOKYO -- Honda Motor has extended a holiday shutdown at two motorcycle factories in China as the nation battles a deadly new coronavirus.

The plants in northern China's Tianjin and the eastern city of Taicang, near Shanghai, will reopen Feb. 9 instead of earlier that month, the Japanese company said.

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