May 9 A warehouse supplying parts to Nissan
Motor Co Ltd's and Renault SA's factory in
India was almost destroyed by fire on Thursday, a Nissan
spokeswoman said, possibly affecting production at the
The warehouse, operated by third-party supplier Yusen
Logistics Co, stored spare parts and accessories used
in the factory outside Chennai on India's south-east coast.
Nissan was unable to provide details on any possible impact
on production as the Japanese carmaker was awaiting further
details on the fire damage, a spokeswoman said.
"We are working closely with emergency services to bring the
situation under control and all staff remain safe," the
spokeswoman told Reuters.
The alliance factory builds models for India's domestic car
market and for export at the plant.