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Japanese automakers raise US investments in 2013

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, […]

Japanese Automakers’ Sales Still Affected by China Protests

Japanese Automakers’ Sales Still Affected by China Protests

Sales for the Japanese automakers have been affected for the second month after the mid-September violent protests in China. Although passenger-car sales have increased 6.4% in China last month to 1.3 million, Japanese auto sales have dropped 38% to 98,900 vehicles, the first time since 2009 when Japanese brands sales […]

New car sales in China start growing again

New car sales in China start growing again

New car sales in China rebounded in October but Japanese brands continued to fall amid a territorial dispute between Beijing and Tokyo. Auto sales in the world’s biggest auto market rose 6.4 percent to 1.3 million vehicles, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). The result represents a recovery […]

Suzuki to open new plant in Myanmar in 2015

Suzuki to open new plant in Myanmar in 2015

Suzuki Motor Corporation has chosen Myanmar to build a new assembly plant with an annual capacity of 20,000 to 30,000 cars. The Japanese carmaker will set up a new facility in Thilawa District of Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city. Operations at the new plant are expected to start in 2015. In […]

China posts first drop in auto sales in nine months

China posts first drop in auto sales in nine months

Chinese car sales declined in September as customers avoided Japanese brands following the territorial dispute between Beijing and Tokyo. On Wednesday, the China Association of Auto Manufacturers said sales of passenger cars fell 0.3 percent from a year earlier to 1.32 million vehicles. Other foreign and major Chinese manufacturers reported […]