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China's Virus Outbreak Has Dented Its Automakers' Bottom Lines

Feb 20, 2020 | 10:00 GMT
This photo shows workers at Dongfeng Motor's joint venture with Honda in Wuhan, China.

Honda's joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Corp. in Wuhan, China, shown in this 2019 photo, is one of several auto manufacturing and parts plants in the city and Hubei province idled by the coronavirus outbreak.

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China’s deadly coronavirus outbreak has left few of its economic sectors unscathed, but the effects of shutdowns on its auto manufacturing operations have been -- and will continue to remain -- especially acute. Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak, has asked companies not to restart shuttered operations until at...

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