Japanese automakers are having a rough year coping with Mother Nature. First it was earthquakes in Japan, and now flooding in Thailand. Since late July, typhoons in Southeast Asia have caused billions of dollars of damage, and now production at three Toyota plants and one Honda facility has been halted, according to the Associated Press.

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While Toyota’s plants in eastern Thailand haven’t been directly affected by the weather, the inability of suppliers to deliver parts has caused the shutdowns there. Honda’s plant in Ayutthaya, north of Bangkok, isn’t so lucky.
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