Toyota Kirloskar Motor halts production at their Bidadi Plant due to COVID-19

Toyota Kirloskar Motor makes decisions based on the safety and security of our employees, stakeholders and in consideration of those in Society currently dealing with COVID-19 outbreak. Under the guidance and support of the relevant national and local authorities, TKM has been taking immediate and comprehensive actions necessary to prevent any spread and is also taking adequate internal precautions based on our own guidelines and standards of care.

Considering the recent developments on the COVID-19 outbreak in the country, on 22nd March TKM had voluntarily decided to temporarily halt production in its plant in Bidadi, Karnataka.  In view of the latest directions from the Government of Karnataka on March 23rd, TKM’s manufacturing unit in Bidadi will continue to be temporarily shut until further notice. Furthermore, TKM has also decided to expand ‘Work from Home’ for all its employees at its Corporate Office in Bidadi in addition to its Regional SBUs (Strategic Business Units) in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata & Bangalore.

These steps have been initiated keeping in mind the safety & well-being of our employees. During these difficult times TKM will also work towards minimizing any inconvenience being caused to its valued customers. Further, we will continue to monitor the situation and take suitable decisions accordingly.