Suzuki Suspends Production After Earthquake
Production halted until at least March 17
All Suzuki plants are closed as of March 14 and production will be suspended until at least March 16. Factories may open after March 17, depending on Suzukiís assessment of the situation.
Suzuki has six factories in Japan. Suzuki assembles motorcycle engines at its Takatsuka plant while whole motorcycles are assembled at its Toyokawa plant. Suzukiís other Japanese plants include automobile, commercial vehicle and outboard motor facilities in Kosai, Iwata and Sagara as well as a foundry in Osuka.