LONDON -- Honda is suspending production at its factory in Swindon, England, due to the impact of the coronavirus.
The plant shut at the end of the last shift on Wednesday.
In a statement, Honda said the decision was taken because of increasing difficulties with supply chains and to protect employees.
Honda plans to resume production on April 6 but the automaker said the plant's reopening will depend on advice from government and health authorities, as well as market and supply conditions.
Honda has not said whether its plant in Turkey will suspend production.