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Japanese automakers raise US investments in 2013


According to the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, the country’s automakers have raised their investment spending in the United States – mostly on the plants – by at least $5 billion last year, their biggest annual increase to date. The Japanese automakers first took by storm the US in the 1980s, when they began setting up their first local operations and manufacturing ...
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