[Off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake] Plant operations on and after March 23.
While we have decided to stop plant operations until Tuesday, March 22, the decision was made to stop operations at all 3 plants also on Wednesday, March 23 due to the situation in the affected areas, the damage sustained by our business associates, and other reasons.
Plans for subsequent operations of Hino and Nitta Plants on March 24 will be determined by March 23.
We have decided to discontinue operations at Hamura Plant until Saturday, March 26.
The Hino Group will continue its recovery aid operations in the affected areas.