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Honda Vietnam suspends production due to COVID-19

Update: April, 01/2020 - 11:08

 

A manufacturing line of Honda Vietnam. The company will suspend its production of automobile and motorbikes until April 15 to cope with the outbreak of COVID-19. — Photo vietnamdaily.net.vn

HÀ NỘI — Honda Vietnam (HVN) has become the fourth automaker in Việt Nam to suspend production and assembly of cars and motorbikes over the concerns of COVID-19.

The suspension will take place for two weeks from today until April 15.

Nguyễn Huy Trung, head of Foreign Affairs of Honda Vietnam, said that in accordance with Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc's directive on the prevention of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the firm’s top priority on ensuring the health of all staff, Honda Vietnam has decided to halt production of automobiles and motorbikes.

“The resumption will depend on the general pandemic situation and the Government’s direction,” Trung said.

Earlier, Ford Vietnam, Toyota Motor Vietnam and TC MOTOR suspended production activities to cope with the COVID-19 outbreak. — VNS

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