•Restricted dealers from ordering vehicles in 10 paint colors produced in Japan
Ford Motor Co.
•Restricted dealer orders for "tuxedo black" and three red paint shades used on some models; affects Ford F-150 and Super Duty pickups, Explorer, Expedition, Focus, Taurus; Lincoln MKS and Navigator
•Closing Kentucky Truck plant (F-series Super Duty, Expedition, Lincoln Navigator) April 4-8 because of parts shortages, weak retail demand for full-sized trucks
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (Subaru)
•Lafayette, Ind., plant running half production April 4 and 8 because of shortage of a critical part from Japan; regular shifts April 5-7; no shortages anticipated after next week
•Toyota Camry line not affected
•No actions announced
Honda Motor Co.
•Cut output at eight U.S. and Canadian plants by 50 percent from March 30 through at least April 15
•Dealer orders suspended for Japan-built models, including the Fit, Insight, CR-Z, Civic Hybrid, Acura TSX and Acura RL; small number of CR-Vs also affected
•April launch of the redesigned 2012 Honda Civic on schedule
•Vehicle production halted at Sayama (CR-V, Accord, Fit, Acura RL and TSX) and Suzuka (Fit, Civic, Civic Hybrid, Insight and CR-Z) until April 11
•On April 4 resuming production of parts and replacement parts for shipment overseas
Mazda Motor Corp.
•Suspended dealer orders for vehicles made in Japan until further notice
Nissan Motor Co.
•Will close U.S. vehicle and engine plants for six days this month and Mexican plants for five
•About 1,300 Infiniti vehicles were damaged in port in Japan en route to the United States; expects to make up the inventory loss within months.
•Informed dealers March 24 that company will follow normal ordering schedule for May; no processing delays expected
•Vehicle production at five assembly plants (Rogue, Cube, Leaf, Murano, Infiniti G and M series) idled April 4-8, expected to resume mid-April
•Will resume partial operation at Iwaki engine plant (VQ V-6 engine for Infiniti G and M series, Murano, Z350) in mid-April; complete reparation targeted for end of April
•Resuming parts production for overseas and repair parts after April 4
Toyota Motor Corp.
•Informed dealers March 25 that they face a shortage of 233 parts for at least 30 days; will not fill any orders of short-inventory parts to replenish dealer stock
•Thirteen North American vehicle and engine plants running; overtime curtailed
•Sent memo to U.S. and Canadian workers March 23, warning thinning supplies will cause some interruptions in production; no definite time frame for stoppages
•Resumed production of Toyota Prius, Lexus HS 250h and CT 200h hybrids at half capacity March 31
•Miyagi assembly plant (U.S.-edition Yaris) to be offline until at least late April
•18 Japanese plants expected to remain offline until April 14; affects almost all Toyota and Lexus brand cars
•On March 17 resumed production of replacement parts for vehicles already on the market; on March 21 resumed production of parts for overseas production