The company said the persistent semiconductor shortage as well as uncertain geopolitical affairs have caused delays in logistics and parts delivery.

The Suzuka plant produces the Fit, N series mini-vehicles, as well components to Honda’s overseas factories in 27 nations, according to the company’s website.

Production at a factory in Saitama prefecture will also be reduced by a third in April but is planning to restore normal operation in early May, the company said.

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