According to Nikkei news report, Toyota is asking some parts manufacturers to reduce prices. Although the company adjusts prices with parts suppliers twice a year (April and October), it is rare to ask for price reduction in the midway. Toyota has transactions with about 40000 enterprises, including two subcontracting operations. The price reduction request is likely to affect the profits of a wide range of manufacturing enterprises. Toyota has put forward price reduction requirements to engine and other parts manufacturers through documents. < / P > < p > according to the company, the price of some special steel used for engine and driving parts, etc. is about 7000 yen / ton lower than that in the second half of fiscal year 2019 (October 2019 to March 2020). Therefore, it is required to use the corresponding special steel parts price reduction. < / P > < p > the new crown epidemic is leading to low demand for new cars. Toyota will adjust the purchase price of parts and reduce costs. In addition, the epidemic is also leading to worsening profits for parts manufacturers, and the extent to which Toyota’s requirements will be accepted is also unknown. Toyota also worried about the supply chain disruption caused by the deterioration of the operation of various parts companies, and proposed the policy that even the same parts would not set a unified purchase price, but would negotiate with individual enterprises.