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Japan’s March Auto Sales The Worst Since 1968 ; Japan Auto Parts Supplies Remains Fluid

  After the Japan massive earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011, the latest report on Japan’s March auto sales are reportedly the worst they’ve been since 1968. Overall vehicle sales were down 44.2% from the same month in 2010, while sales of all light cars were down a similarly colossal 32.5% on the month.   With many Japanese automakers ...

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Japanese Automakers Halt Production After Massive Earthquake Due To Parts Shortages, Rolling Blackouts or Damages to Plants

  The major Japanese automakers had recently announcing its impacts, damages and plans after the resulting from the March 11, 2011 massive earthquake and tsunami.   Toyota announced to resume production on March 28 for the Prius and two Lexus hybrids – the HS 250h and CT 200h. The Prius is made at the Tsutsumi factory in western Japan, while ...

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