Mitsubishi Motors delays factory restart in China on coronavirus

Mitsubishi Motors delays factory restart in China on coronavirus

People walk in front of Mitsubishi Motors Corp's headquarters in Tokyo
FILE PHOTO: People walk in front of Mitsubishi Motors Corp's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan Nov 20, 2018. (Photo: REUTERS/Toru Hanai)

TOKYO: Mitsubishi Motors is postponing the restart of its factory with Guangzhou Automobile Group in Hunan province until 27 due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Japanese automaker said on Friday (Feb 14).

It had previous planned to resume operations as early as Feb 17.

Mitsubishi has also delayed the restart of its engine plant with Shenyang Aerospace in Liaoning province and another with Dongan Automotive Engine Manufacturing in Heilongjiang province following Chinese New Year holidays.

Source: Reuters

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