Honda vegetation in Brazil and India have halted operations because the Japanese carmaker battles to recuperate from a cyber-attack that affected a number of factories worldwide.
The cyber-attack at first of the week focused Honda’s inside servers and unfold a virus via the corporate’s techniques, a spokeswoman instructed AFP on Wednesday.
Motorcycle vegetation in India and Brazil had been nonetheless out of motion following the assault, whereas a four-wheel automobile plant in Turkey resumed operations on Wednesday, the spokeswoman mentioned.
The agency was “still investigating details”, she mentioned.
In whole, the cyber-attack affected 11 Honda vegetation — together with 5 within the US, in keeping with native media stories.
All US vegetation have resumed operations, the spokeswoman mentioned, declining to elaborate additional.
She mentioned the suspension would have solely a restricted affect on Honda’s enterprise globally.
Global automakers together with Honda have already been hit arduous by a droop in gross sales because of the new coronavirus pandemic.
Last month, Honda reported a 25.3-percent fall in web revenue from the earlier yr as gross sales dropped six % to JPY 14.9 trillion (roughly Rs. 10.45 lakh crores) within the fiscal yr ending in March.