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Japanese carmakers are not out of the woods yet in China, and might be in the thick of things again if matters flare up. The other day, 30 right wing Japanese activists had to be kept away by Japanese Coast Guard, while the US and Japan held war games in preparations for a possible Chinese […]

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Did Anyone Mention Islands? Chinese Buy Japanese Again http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/did-anyone-mention-islands-chinese-buy-japanese-again/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/did-anyone-mention-islands-chinese-buy-japanese-again/#comments Wed, 08 May 2013 14:38:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=487828 It’s not quite the all clear, but Japanese automakers (and their government-owned Chinese joint-venture partners) breathe a bit easier after receiving April sales numbers for China. Numbers had been down severely after last September’s anti-Japan riots. Latest “figures suggest that the firms are closer to recovering their lost sales,” says The Nikkei [sub]. Japanese Brands […]

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It’s not quite the all clear, but Japanese automakers (and their government-owned Chinese joint-venture partners) breathe a bit easier after receiving April sales numbers for China. Numbers had been down severely after last September’s anti-Japan riots. Latest “figures suggest that the firms are closer to recovering their lost sales,” says The Nikkei [sub]. Japanese Brands […]

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Island Row Can Turn Ugly Again http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/island-row-can-turn-ugly-again/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/island-row-can-turn-ugly-again/#comments Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:34:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=485990 As predicted by TTAC after Chinese demonstrations against Japan’s control of the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands turned into violence against Japanese cars and car dealerships in China, the matter turned into a severe sales setback for Japanese car companies in China, more severe than initially thought, or hoped. Also as predicted by TTAC, the islands did affect […]

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As predicted by TTAC after Chinese demonstrations against Japan’s control of the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands turned into violence against Japanese cars and car dealerships in China, the matter turned into a severe sales setback for Japanese car companies in China, more severe than initially thought, or hoped. Also as predicted by TTAC, the islands did affect […]

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Japanese Auto Sales In China Way Down Crawling Back To Normal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/japanese-auto-sales-in-china-way-down-crawling-back-to-normal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/japanese-auto-sales-in-china-way-down-crawling-back-to-normal/#comments Mon, 04 Mar 2013 12:49:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479978 As expected, sales of Japanese cars in China took a nosedive to levels not seen since the days after Japanese cars and dealerships were torched last September. Sales of Nissan and Toyota are down a whopping 46 percent. No, it’s not a new flare-up of anti-Japanese riots. This time, it’s the effect of the Chinese […]

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As expected, sales of Japanese cars in China took a nosedive to levels not seen since the days after Japanese cars and dealerships were torched last September. Sales of Nissan and Toyota are down a whopping 46 percent. No, it’s not a new flare-up of anti-Japanese riots. This time, it’s the effect of the Chinese […]

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Toyota’s China Sales Way Up! Is Peace Breaking Out? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/toyotas-china-sales-way-up-is-peace-breaking-out/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/toyotas-china-sales-way-up-is-peace-breaking-out/#comments Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:10:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=476118 Toyota, along with its Japanese peers, has wallowed in double digit minus territory in China, ever since cars were upturned and dealerships torched in September over a few uninhabited rocks in the East China Sea. In January, China sales of Toyota shot up 23.5 percent compared to the same month a year earlier. Are Japanese […]

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Toyota, along with its Japanese peers, has wallowed in double digit minus territory in China, ever since cars were upturned and dealerships torched in September over a few uninhabited rocks in the East China Sea. In January, China sales of Toyota shot up 23.5 percent compared to the same month a year earlier. Are Japanese […]

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Japanese Carmakers, Profits Suffer From Island Row In China http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/japanese-carmakers-profits-suffer-from-island-row-in-china/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/japanese-carmakers-profits-suffer-from-island-row-in-china/#comments Thu, 31 Jan 2013 13:23:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=475921 Honda made cautionary noises when announcing its quarterly numbers today, taking its annual profit forecast for the year down a notch to 370 billion yen ($4.1 billion). Three months ago, Honda already had cut its profit forecast for the fiscal year to March to 375 billion yen ($4.7 billion) from its earlier estimate of 470 […]

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Honda made cautionary noises when announcing its quarterly numbers today, taking its annual profit forecast for the year down a notch to 370 billion yen ($4.1 billion). Three months ago, Honda already had cut its profit forecast for the fiscal year to March to 375 billion yen ($4.7 billion) from its earlier estimate of 470 […]

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Japanese Cars Continue To Suffer In China http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/japanese-cars-continue-to-suffer-in-china/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/japanese-cars-continue-to-suffer-in-china/#comments Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:19:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=472583   Sales of Japanese car in the world’s largest car market, China, continue to be impacted by the war of words (and occasionally sledge hammers) over uninhabited rocks in the East China sea.  Sales are inching up a bit after customers dare to come back to the showrooms of Japanese brands. Sales Of Japanese Carmakers […]

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  Sales of Japanese car in the world’s largest car market, China, continue to be impacted by the war of words (and occasionally sledge hammers) over uninhabited rocks in the East China sea.  Sales are inching up a bit after customers dare to come back to the showrooms of Japanese brands. Sales Of Japanese Carmakers […]

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Chinese Brands Continue To Profit From Japanese Woes, Germans Not So Much http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/chinese-brands-continue-to-profit-from-japanese-woes-germans-not-so-much/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/chinese-brands-continue-to-profit-from-japanese-woes-germans-not-so-much/#comments Thu, 13 Dec 2012 14:23:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=469985 Market share by country, passenger vehicles, w/o SUV The island row does not make headlines anymore in China where people focus on the once in a decade transition of power. Japanese carmakers however still feel the pain. Two countries appear to be the winners: China and Germany. Market Share Passenger Vehicles w/o SUVs Jul Aug […]

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Market share by country, passenger vehicles, w/o SUV The island row does not make headlines anymore in China where people focus on the once in a decade transition of power. Japanese carmakers however still feel the pain. Two countries appear to be the winners: China and Germany. Market Share Passenger Vehicles w/o SUVs Jul Aug […]

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Tokyo Paper: Toyota To Delay New Factories in China http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/tokyo-paper-toyota-to-delay-new-factories-in-china/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/tokyo-paper-toyota-to-delay-new-factories-in-china/#comments Sun, 09 Dec 2012 15:49:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=469594 Toyota decided to postpone construction of a new plant in Tianjin, China, and is considering the delay of another new plant in Guangzhou, Japan’s Asahi Shimbun writes, quoting unidentified sources. This due to sluggish vehicle sales in the wake of anti-Japan protests over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute, Asahi Shimbun’s sources said. The two plants were […]

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Toyota decided to postpone construction of a new plant in Tianjin, China, and is considering the delay of another new plant in Guangzhou, Japan’s Asahi Shimbun writes, quoting unidentified sources. This due to sluggish vehicle sales in the wake of anti-Japan protests over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute, Asahi Shimbun’s sources said. The two plants were […]

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China Row Could Be Worse Than Tsunami, Effects Could Last More Than A Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/china-row-could-be-worse-than-tsunami-effects-could-last-more-than-a-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/china-row-could-be-worse-than-tsunami-effects-could-last-more-than-a-year/#comments Fri, 07 Dec 2012 14:23:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=469478 In September, formerly red-hot sales of Japanese cars in China began to crater after cars were turned over and dealerships torched as fallout of a diplomatic row between Japan and China. Sales were down by about a half in October, and a little less than a third in November. At TTAC, we were skeptical that […]

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In September, formerly red-hot sales of Japanese cars in China began to crater after cars were turned over and dealerships torched as fallout of a diplomatic row between Japan and China. Sales were down by about a half in October, and a little less than a third in November. At TTAC, we were skeptical that […]

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What Is Happening To Toyota, Honda, Nissan In China, The Same Can Happen To GM http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/what-is-happening-to-toyota-honda-nissan-in-china-can-happen-to-gm/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/what-is-happening-to-toyota-honda-nissan-in-china-can-happen-to-gm/#comments Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:58:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=469070 Buried In the depths of General Motor’s quarterly results is a routine litany of negative factors that could severely hamper the company’s future. One of them is “Significant changes in economic, political and market conditions in China.” GM intently monitors what is happening to Japanese brands in China, and it has more reason to watch […]

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Buried In the depths of General Motor’s quarterly results is a routine litany of negative factors that could severely hamper the company’s future. One of them is “Significant changes in economic, political and market conditions in China.” GM intently monitors what is happening to Japanese brands in China, and it has more reason to watch […]

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Chinese Continue To Shun Japanese Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/chinese-continue-to-shun-japanese-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/chinese-continue-to-shun-japanese-cars/#comments Mon, 03 Dec 2012 14:02:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=468945 Chinese sales of Japanese makes continue to suffer from the fallout of the islands row. Toyota told Reuters that Chinese sales were down 22.1 percent YoY in November. Mazda’s China sales were down 29.7 percent compared to November last year, Reuters says.  The severity of the drops has lessened, but it will be a while […]

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Chinese sales of Japanese makes continue to suffer from the fallout of the islands row. Toyota told Reuters that Chinese sales were down 22.1 percent YoY in November. Mazda’s China sales were down 29.7 percent compared to November last year, Reuters says.  The severity of the drops has lessened, but it will be a while […]

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Japanese Car Sales In China Expected To Be Down In November, But Less Than In October http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/japanese-car-sales-in-china-expected-to-be-down-in-november-but-less-than-in-october/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/japanese-car-sales-in-china-expected-to-be-down-in-november-but-less-than-in-october/#comments Fri, 23 Nov 2012 13:47:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=467756 The boycott of Japan-branded cars by Chinese customers appears to be abating faster than feared by some, but not as fast as hoped by others. Nissan expects its November sales in China to be down by approximately 25 percent, Hideki Kimata, senior general manager of Nissan’s joint venture with Dongfeng, told Reuters. Yesterday, Mazda’s  China […]

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The boycott of Japan-branded cars by Chinese customers appears to be abating faster than feared by some, but not as fast as hoped by others. Nissan expects its November sales in China to be down by approximately 25 percent, Hideki Kimata, senior general manager of Nissan’s joint venture with Dongfeng, told Reuters. Yesterday, Mazda’s  China […]

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Official Statistics: Chinese Brands Big Winner Of Anti-Japanese Row http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/official-statistics-chinese-brands-big-winner-of-anti-japanese-row/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/official-statistics-chinese-brands-big-winner-of-anti-japanese-row/#comments Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:23:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=466650 We have followed the effects of the Chinese boycott of Japanese products with great interest, especially when it came to cars. Encouraged by very strong sales of German brands, we declared them the winner of the war of words. It looks like we may have made a mistake. At least if we can trust official […]

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We have followed the effects of the Chinese boycott of Japanese products with great interest, especially when it came to cars. Encouraged by very strong sales of German brands, we declared them the winner of the war of words. It looks like we may have made a mistake. At least if we can trust official […]

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Nissan Prepares For The Worst In China http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/nissan-prepares-for-the-worst-in-china/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/nissan-prepares-for-the-worst-in-china/#comments Tue, 06 Nov 2012 17:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=466058 All three major Japanese automakers have reported their half year financial results. After Honda last week and Toyota yesterday, Japan’s number two automaker Nissan followed today. The presentations could not have been more different. After the world had seen Japanese cars upended and dealerships torched in China, and  after Honda had cut its profit forecast […]

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All three major Japanese automakers have reported their half year financial results. After Honda last week and Toyota yesterday, Japan’s number two automaker Nissan followed today. The presentations could not have been more different. After the world had seen Japanese cars upended and dealerships torched in China, and  after Honda had cut its profit forecast […]

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Japanese Car Industry Gets Beaten Up In China http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/japanese-car-industry-gets-beaten-up-in-china/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/japanese-car-industry-gets-beaten-up-in-china/#comments Fri, 02 Nov 2012 12:43:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465706 Looking back at three catastrophes, the high yen, the tsunami and the Thai flood, a Japanese auto executive said to me last spring: “We’ve gone through hell, and made it. What else would be there, war?” He was close. A war of words over rocks in the East China Sea destroys Japanese car sales in […]

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Looking back at three catastrophes, the high yen, the tsunami and the Thai flood, a Japanese auto executive said to me last spring: “We’ve gone through hell, and made it. What else would be there, war?” He was close. A war of words over rocks in the East China Sea destroys Japanese car sales in […]

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The Bleeding Continues: Toyota China Sales Down 44 Percent In October http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/the-bleeding-continues-toyota-china-sales-down-44-percent-in-october/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/the-bleeding-continues-toyota-china-sales-down-44-percent-in-october/#comments Thu, 01 Nov 2012 08:57:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465580 Toyota’s  China sales  dropped 44.1 percent year-on-year to about 45,600 units in October, The Nikkei [sub] says. Toyota confirmed the number. A territorial dispute over  uninhabited rocks in the East China Sea triggered a massive boycotts of Japanese goods, especially of high-profile cars. In September, Toyota’s China sales were down 40 percent in September. Last month, […]

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Toyota’s  China sales  dropped 44.1 percent year-on-year to about 45,600 units in October, The Nikkei [sub] says. Toyota confirmed the number. A territorial dispute over  uninhabited rocks in the East China Sea triggered a massive boycotts of Japanese goods, especially of high-profile cars. In September, Toyota’s China sales were down 40 percent in September. Last month, […]

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China’s Boycott Of Japanese Cars Hits Chinese State-Owned Company http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/chinas-boycott-of-japanese-cars-hits-chinese-state-owned-company/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/chinas-boycott-of-japanese-cars-hits-chinese-state-owned-company/#comments Tue, 30 Oct 2012 09:06:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465325 A company owned by China’s central government is taking it on the chin as Chinese customers avoid Japan branded cars. Dongfeng reduced production at its joint ventures with Nissan and Honda, the Wall Street Journal reports today. Amount or duration of what the company calls “production adjustments” is unknown. At the same time, a 35 […]

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A company owned by China’s central government is taking it on the chin as Chinese customers avoid Japan branded cars. Dongfeng reduced production at its joint ventures with Nissan and Honda, the Wall Street Journal reports today. Amount or duration of what the company calls “production adjustments” is unknown. At the same time, a 35 […]

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Honda: China Troubles Will Cost Us $1 Billion http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/honda-china-troubles-will-cost-us-1-billion/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/honda-china-troubles-will-cost-us-1-billion/#comments Mon, 29 Oct 2012 04:25:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465229 The boycott of Japanese goods in China, triggered by a dispute over uninhabited islands in the East China Sea, hit Japanese automakers where it hurts most: In the pocket-book. Honda cut its profit forecast for the fiscal year to March to 375 billion yen ($4.7 billion) from its earlier estimate of 470 billion yen ($5.9 […]

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The boycott of Japanese goods in China, triggered by a dispute over uninhabited islands in the East China Sea, hit Japanese automakers where it hurts most: In the pocket-book. Honda cut its profit forecast for the fiscal year to March to 375 billion yen ($4.7 billion) from its earlier estimate of 470 billion yen ($5.9 […]

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Chinese Boycott Of Japanese Cars Hurts Chinese Companies The Most http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/chinese-boycott-of-japanese-cars-hurts-chinese-companies-the-most/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/chinese-boycott-of-japanese-cars-hurts-chinese-companies-the-most/#comments Wed, 24 Oct 2012 14:00:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=464815 Sales of Japanese cars in China dropped 40 percent in September as a result of the islands rumpus. The shares of Nissan, Toyota and Honda shares lost about 10 percent of their value. Chinese state-owned enterprises lost much more. “State-owned Dongfeng Motor Group Co., China’s second-largest automaker by vehicle sales, and sixth-ranked Guangzhou Automobile Group […]

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Sales of Japanese cars in China dropped 40 percent in September as a result of the islands rumpus. The shares of Nissan, Toyota and Honda shares lost about 10 percent of their value. Chinese state-owned enterprises lost much more. “State-owned Dongfeng Motor Group Co., China’s second-largest automaker by vehicle sales, and sixth-ranked Guangzhou Automobile Group […]

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Made-Up Stories, Removed Stories: Dirty Tricks Prolong Chinese Islands Conflict http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/made-up-stories-removed-stories-dirty-tricks-prolong-chinese-islands-conflict/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/made-up-stories-removed-stories-dirty-tricks-prolong-chinese-islands-conflict/#comments Tue, 23 Oct 2012 12:46:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=464685 The violent anti-Japanese demonstrations in China appear to be over, and intestinal complications aside, it seems to be safe again to eat sushi in Beijing or Shanghai. State-owned media however is trying its utmost to keep the matter on the front burner, so to speak, in a very insidious way. A few days ago, China’s […]

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The violent anti-Japanese demonstrations in China appear to be over, and intestinal complications aside, it seems to be safe again to eat sushi in Beijing or Shanghai. State-owned media however is trying its utmost to keep the matter on the front burner, so to speak, in a very insidious way. A few days ago, China’s […]

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Toyota Won’t Break 10 Million Barrier This Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/toyota-wont-break-10-million-barrier-this-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/toyota-wont-break-10-million-barrier-this-year/#comments Mon, 22 Oct 2012 18:44:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=464521 Cratering China sales due to the islands row made Toyota revise its production targets. Worldwide production by the Toyota Group including Daihatsu and Hino “now looks likely to reach around 9.8 million units to 9.9 million units for the calendar year instead of the currently projected 10.05 million units,” The Nikkei [sub] says. The number […]

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Cratering China sales due to the islands row made Toyota revise its production targets. Worldwide production by the Toyota Group including Daihatsu and Hino “now looks likely to reach around 9.8 million units to 9.9 million units for the calendar year instead of the currently projected 10.05 million units,” The Nikkei [sub] says. The number […]

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China Troubles Cause Toyota Cutbacks http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/china-troubles-cause-toyota-cutbacks/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/china-troubles-cause-toyota-cutbacks/#comments Thu, 18 Oct 2012 02:25:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=464101 Toyota may be cutting back its global group production by 200,000 units in the 2012 calendar year, writes Reuters, as a reaction to sharply reduced sales in China after the island row. Toyota’s China sales were down 49 percent in September. The story is based on a report in the Mid-Japan Economist newspaper, which is […]

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Toyota may be cutting back its global group production by 200,000 units in the 2012 calendar year, writes Reuters, as a reaction to sharply reduced sales in China after the island row. Toyota’s China sales were down 49 percent in September. The story is based on a report in the Mid-Japan Economist newspaper, which is […]

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Chinese-Japanese Island War Won By Germany http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/chinese-japanese-island-war-won-by-germany/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/chinese-japanese-island-war-won-by-germany/#comments Tue, 09 Oct 2012 12:59:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=463195 Japanese carmakers and their Chinese joint venture partners lost big-time in the spat over the Diaoyu/Senkaku islands. The winners are German carmakers and their Chinese joint venture partners. Oddly enough, the central government ends up with a shot in the foot. From Toyota (-48.9 percent), to Honda(-40.5 percent) and Nissan (-35.3 percent), all Japanese automakers […]

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Japanese carmakers and their Chinese joint venture partners lost big-time in the spat over the Diaoyu/Senkaku islands. The winners are German carmakers and their Chinese joint venture partners. Oddly enough, the central government ends up with a shot in the foot. From Toyota (-48.9 percent), to Honda(-40.5 percent) and Nissan (-35.3 percent), all Japanese automakers […]

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Japanese Automakers Cut Chinese Production In Half http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/japanese-automakers-cut-chinese-production-in-half/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/japanese-automakers-cut-chinese-production-in-half/#comments Mon, 08 Oct 2012 11:08:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462979 The top three Japanese automakers Toyota, Nissan, and Honda are slashing their production in China in half, says The Nikkei [sub]. The reductions are a response to sales drops triggered by anti-Japanese demonstrations and riots in China. Chinese factories of Japanese carmakers mostly sat idle for two weeks after closing early before the Golden Week […]

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The top three Japanese automakers Toyota, Nissan, and Honda are slashing their production in China in half, says The Nikkei [sub]. The reductions are a response to sales drops triggered by anti-Japanese demonstrations and riots in China. Chinese factories of Japanese carmakers mostly sat idle for two weeks after closing early before the Golden Week […]

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