Photo for illustration (Source: vinhphuc.gov.vn)

The suspension will take place for two weeks from April 1st until April 15th.

According to Mr. Nguyen Huy Trung, Head of Foreign Affairs of Honda Vietnam, in accordance with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc's directive on the prevention of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the firm’s top priority on ensuring the health of all staff, Honda Vietnam has decided to halt production of automobiles and motorbikes.

He said that the resumption would depend on the general pandemic situation and the Government’s direction.

Earlier, Ford Vietnam, Toyota Motor Vietnam and TC MOTOR suspended production activities to cope with the COVID-19 outbreak./.

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