Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association

Nissan to offer hybrid SUV as eco-friendly car market heats up
The Asahi Shimbun
Once unenthusiastic about hybrid vehicles, Nissan Motor Co. is shifting into the fast lane of the growing eco-friendly car market with the introduction of a hybrid version of...
End of government subsidies to hurt 2013 new car sales in Japan
A production line of Toyota Motor Corp.'s eco-friendly car Aqua photographed on March 9, 2012, in Kanegasaki, Iwate Prefecture. Sales of the Aqua greatly contributed to domestic sales increase of gas-electric hybrid vehicles in 2012. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
New car sales in Japan will drop by 11.7 percent in 2013 from the previous year due largely to the expiration of government subsidies for eco-friendly cars, according to an...
New Japan auto chief promises to keep production
Toyota Motor President Akio Toyoda talks to reporters at a Tokyo news conference to mark the start of his stint as head of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association. (The Asahi Shimbun)
Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda took the helm at Japan's auto industry group on May 17 with a promise to keep production and jobs at home to help along the country's...
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