May 04, 2011
Japan quake to halve Nissan 1-ton pick-up production until mid-MayBack
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This was owing to the March 11 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan which caused extensive damage to many component suppliers in the Asian country.
Production at most of Nissan’s plants in Japan had now returned to normal, but as South Africa was quite a distance from Japan, the lag effect was around “three to four weeks”.
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