Three months of catastrophic floods across Thailand have paralyzed Honda’s parts and assembly chains, reports the Detroit Free Press. Shortages have forced the Japanese automaker to cut North American factory production by half for the second time in 2011. The previous occasion was the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Honda cutbacks will run Read on! →


Honda’s manufacturing plant in Ayutthaya, Thailand, went back into operation on Monday. The re-opening comes after nearly half a year of being shut down because of the devastating floods that shook the Asian nation in the fall. Honda says 260,000 cars lost Thailand was a victim of terrible flooding last October. The natural disaster put Read on! →