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Nissan pauses some Japanese production as virus hits supply

Parts shortfalls continue as China slow to return to business

Nissan Kyushu churned out around 434,000 vehicles in fiscal 2018, accounting for about half of Nissan's domestic output.

TOKYO -- Nissan Motor will temporarily halt operations at a Japanese plant, becoming the first automaker in the country to suspend vehicle assembly due to an auto-parts shortage caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China. 

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