AUTOSHOW-Japan car makers seek to keep tech lead as yen bites

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By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia autos correspondent TOKYO, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Japanese automakers unveiled futuristic concepts such as car-powered houses and rechargeable sports cars at the Tokyo Motor Show, but the stubbornly strong yen cast a pall over the industry, threatening their chances of keeping the lead in next-generation technology. The biennial auto show, which opened to the media on Wednesday, showcased the usual array of green cars such as electric vehicles (EVs) and fuel-cell cars, ...

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