Toyota shuts 2 Production units in South india

Japanese based car maker Toyota announced that it is suspending production in two Indian car assembly units after hearing the threats against management. They were working with union officials and local government to get the new contract signed to overcome the negotiation made by employees. During this activity is progress, some section employees deliberately stopped the production and they threatened supervisors which resulted in no production for the past 25 days. So it decided to stop the production at its 2 production units in south India.

The world's leading automaker Toyota said the move will affect around 6,400 employees at the assembly units in south India.

In the lock out notice all these unlawful activities were mentioned and the company is left out with no other option apart from declaring a lock-out of the premises to make sure the safety of its employees and management personnel.

A Tokyo-based company spokesman said Toyota hoped to restart production ASAP. But he could not give a exact time for re-opening of the production units, which makes models including Camry, Corolla and Prius hybrid. These two factories located near Bangalore produces around 310,000 units annually.