Trucker protests hit Toyota and Honda

A bridge between the US and Canada has closed because of trucker protests in Canada. The protests are against Covid-19 vaccine mandates, as well as other restrictions, The Japan Times reported on February 11. It was also revealed that the closure is having a direct impact on Japanese automakers, with officials from Toyota Motor Corp. saying that the production at its Ontario and Kentucky plants have been affected. In addition, Honda Motor Co. has had to suspend one of the production lines at its Alliston, Ontario plant.

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