Japanese automaker Nissan has planned to suspend production across certain plants in North America for a few days because of semiconductor shortage in the auto industry,
According to various media reports, some production lines at the company’s Smyrna and Canton plants will be shut from Mar 19- 22 and is expected to re-start on Tuesday, Mar 23 . Nissan has also decided to suspend production at one of its factories in Mexico until Mar 23 and is expected to re-start operations on Wednesday Mar 24.
Nissan has also lowered its sales forecast for FY 2020/21 ending Mar 31 due to semiconductor shortage in the market. Honda also followed suit by suspending operations for a week in North America and reducing its sales forecast for the fiscal year.