Mazda to temporarily halt production at Japanese plant in July due to chip shortage

TOKYO, June 23 (Reuters) - Mazda Motor Corp (7261.T) said on Wednesday that it will suspend production at a factory in Japan for a total of ten days in July due to a chip shortage.

The automaker's Hofu Plant No.1 in Yamaguchi prefecture, located in southwest Japan, will halt production between July 5 and 9 as well as July 12 and 16.

Reporting by Eimi Yamamitsu; Editing by Toby Chopra

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