“It will take time to understand the knock-on effect for other production countries, particularly Thailand”.
“We don’t know the situation for parts vendors located near the factory. A damaged vendor may present the biggest risk for resuming production.
“The current events are heart-breaking for the Japanese people and our thoughts are with them.
“Earthquakes and Tsunami are a part of Japanese life and the country and companies respond quickly to rebuild. I thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.”
Honda has announced the factory will resume production in stages and is expected to achieve full operation in mid-August.