US Mazda Dealers Suspend Orders From Japan

IRVINE (AP) — U.S. Mazda dealers are suspending orders for vehicles built in Japan because of disruption in the supply of parts caused by the devastating earthquake and tsunami.

James Amestoy, vice president of public affairs for Mazda’s North American operations, says the company’s plants weren’t affected by the quake, but supply of parts from the northeastern part of Japan has been interrupted.

Production at Mazda’s Hiroshima plant will be halted on Monday.

There are nearly 900 Mazda dealers in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Los Angeles

KNX 1070 Newsradio
Play.It

Listen Live