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Mazda to Halt All Production in Thailand Until Oct. 22

October 19, 2011

(Corrects name of company spokesman in story published yesterday.)

Oct. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Mazda Motor Corp. will halt production of passenger cars in Thailand from tomorrow until Oct. 22 due to a shortage of parts.

The Japanese automaker has halted production of passenger cars during the evening shift since Oct. 13 and all production of pick-up trucks since Oct. 11, Toyota Tanaka, a spokesman for Mazda, said by telephone. Mazda has yet to make a decision on production plans after Oct. 25, he said.


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