Japanese truck makers sold 1,965 hybrid vehicles in fiscal 2011.
TOKYO – Slowly but surely, Japanese truck makers are building a business base to ensure steady growth. All are focusing on lowering costs in the face of increasingly global competition and investing in fuel-saving powertrain technologies. Most are putting money into new overseas production facilities. In fact, almost all new trucks and buses coming onto the market in Japan meet the nation’s JP09 emissions and 2015 fuel-efficiency standards that require more than 60% ...
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