Toyota Kirloskar Motor halts production at Bidadi plant

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 23 Mar 2020

Toyota Kirloskar Motor, which was among the first OEMs in India to take preventive measures to safe guard health and safety of all stakeholders including: customers, employees, and dealer partners, has announced temporary stoppage of operations at its Bidadi plants in Karnataka.  The two plants together have a manufacturing capacity of 310,000 units per annum.

A company statement says, "In view of the orders pronounced by the government of Karnataka for all labour intensive industries to work at 50% of their strength on alternate days, TKM has voluntarily decided to temporarily halt production in its plant in Bidadi, Karnataka till further announcement."

Toyota has also expanded ‘Work From Home’ for all its employees in its Regional SBUs (Strategic Business Units) in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bangalore.

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