Two giant Japanese automakers have announced that they are about to reopen production lines shut down after their plants in Thailand were closed in early October by flooding.
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation said it will reopen production lines on Monday, Nov 14, reports said on Thursday. Its auto-part suppliers in industrial estates were earlier shut down by the flooding.
“There are signs of improvement in the purchase of auto-parts and therefore we have decided to resume operations at our plant in Laem Chabang industrial estate,” a Mitsubishi management statement said.
Toyota Motors said it will restart production lines at its plants in Thailand on Nov 21. Toyota stopped operations at its plants in Thailand on Oct 10.
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