Nissan suspends production at Fukushima engine plant in Japan after quakeNov. 22, 2016
How GM contained quake's falloutJune 20, 2016
An April earthquake in Japan forced the closure of four GM plants in North America - but the fallout could have been far worse if not for changes in GM's supply chain management to keep parts flowing to key plants.
Toyota, recovering from earthquakes, plans full production in Japan next weekMay 25, 2016
How Toyota applied the lessons of 2011 quakeApril 25, 2016
Like all of Japan's automakers, Toyota has spent the five years since the March 2011 disaster strengthening itself for the next crisis. And when it hit this month, Toyota's preparation largely paid off.
Toyota estimates loss in output from Japan quakes at 80,000 vehiclesApril 24, 2016
Quake fallout leads GM to idle four plantsApril 25, 2016
Toyota will restart production at most Japan plants next weekApril 20, 2016
Toyota extends shutdowns to most of its Japan plantsApril 16, 2016
Toyota is extending production shutdowns to most of its assembly plants in Japan for a week, amid a worsening supply chain crunch triggered by last week's twin earthquakes. The new suspensions, announced Sunday, affect flagship production plants in the Aichi area around Toyota's headquarters, as well as plants in northern and western Japan.