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Toyota Hopes to Restart Chinese Factory on Monday

Toyota said Thursday that an ongoing strike by workers at parts supplier Denso means its large plant in Guangzhou, China, will remain closed through the weekend. But a limited resumption of production at the parts plant is expected to allow Toyota to restart its assembly lines as soon as Monday.

No Summer Shutdown for GM Plants This Year

U.S. auto factories typically shut down for a few weeks at the start of summer to give workers a break and the companies a chance to perform maintenance. But this year, with demand for new vehicles on the uptick, GM is forgoing shutdowns at most of its assembly plants.