* Japan auto sector vulnerable to supply chain shocks * Industry hit as it was recovering from global crisis * Global auto firms heavily reliant on Renesas Electronics * Worst case: world auto output down 30 pct in 6 wks-IHS * Rolling power blackouts to add to quake impact By Chang-Ran Kim TOKYO, March 25 (Reuters) - Lost production in the two weeks since an earthquake and tsunami struck northeast Japan tops a third of a million vehicles, and it could be months, rather than ...
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