Nissan Motor Co. is temporarily cutting more than 10,000 jobs in the United States and Europe as domestic production remains suspended amid the Corona virus outbreak, sources close to the matter said. Release from Japanese website Theodda.

Nissan is considering reducing its workforce in the US market, in addition to a plan already to lay off most of its 6,000 workers at its factory in Sunderland in the United Kingdom and about 3,000 in Spain. Installation of three vehicles and machinery plants in Tennessee and Mississippi have been suspended since March 20. The suspension was scheduled to continue through Monday, but was delayed until the end of April.

Prior to the Corolla epidemic, Nissan, Japan's third-largest automaker by volume, had cut 12,500 jobs, or nearly 10 percent of its global workforce. Part of the restructuring.

The carmaker is struggling to sell its car following the ouster of Carlos Ghosn. Nissan in February reported its first quarterly net loss in 11 years from October to December and cut its earnings forecast.

Honda Motor Co. also cut 20,000 workers in the United States to a temporary halt, just as other automakers have stopped production since the coronavirus epidemic began to disrupt the chain. Supply and demand ៕ By: Philip Philip