TOKYO Oct 8 Toyota Motor Corp, Nissan
Motor Co and Honda Motor plan to roughly halve
their production levels in China, the Nikkei reported on Monday,
as a territorial row between the two countries cuts sales of
Japanese cars in the world's biggest auto market.
Nissan will suspend the night shift at its passenger car
factories in China and operate only during the day, the
bussiness daily said. Nissan has two passenger car factories in
China -- in Huadu and Zhengzhou -- with two lines each. A Nissan
spokesman declined to confirm the report.
Toyota and Honda plan to cut China production to about half
normal levels by shortening working hours and slowing down the
speed of production lines, the Nikkei reported without citing a
(Reporting by Yoko Kubota; Editing by Richard Pullin)