• Bloomberg


Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co., Japan’s three largest carmakers, said Friday that production halts at Japanese plants caused by earthquake damage at a parts supplier won’t disrupt exports.

Most Japanese automakers canceled some domestic vehicle-assembly shifts after piston-ring maker Riken Corp. closed 11 parts factories in the wake of Monday’s strong temblor in Niigata Prefecture. Riken will restart production on a limited basis Monday.

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