Coronavirus Pandemic: Honda Cars India Suspends Production Till March 31

Honda Cars India has suspended production operations at both its manufacturing plants in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh and Tapukara, Rajasthan from from March 23 till March 31, 2020.

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Honda is suspending production at both its plants in Greater Noida and Tapukara from March 23-31


  • Honda has suspended production at both Greater Noida and Tapukara plants
  • Honda has suspended production from March 23 to March 31, 2020
  • Honda 2 Wheelers too has suspended production till March 31, 2020

Honda Cars India today announced suspending production at both its Greater Noida and Tapukara plants amidst the escalating COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation. The company said that it wants to ensure safety and well-being of all its associates and has informed its suppliers that production operations at both its manufacturing plants will be suspended from March 23 till March 31, 2020. As for its employees working in the corporate offices, the company has said that they will primarily work from home, except for those involved in running essential services that require physical presence or minimal staffing for a few critical activities, while abiding by the government regulations.


Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) too has suspended production till March 31, 2020


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Gaku Nakanishi, President & CEO, Honda Cars India said, "In these trying times, health, safety, and well-being of our associates, their families, and the community at large is of utmost importance. We standby them during this tough phase and urge everyone to take all possible measures to prevent COVID-19 from spreading further. Social distancing is the need of the hour. We can overcome the pandemic if we collectively show restraint, resolution, and responsibility."

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The company has also announced taking several precautionary measures to contain the spread of the virus at its dealership outlets. All Honda dealerships across India have also been asked to implement mandatory protocol while interacting with customers for prevention of the virus spread.

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Honda Cars India has joined the growing list of automakers who have announced suspending production in India to control the spread of Coronavirus. So far, automakers like FCA India, Maruti Suzuki India, Mahindra & Mahindra, Hyundai India and Toyota have announced temporary production halts. Among two-wheeler manufacturers, Hero MotoCorp, Honda 2 Wheelers, and Suzuki Motorcycle India have announced the temporary suspension of production.

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