Japan makers tout 'green' trucks; shake-out looms

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By Chang-Ran Kim MAKUHARI, Japan, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Japanese truckmakers will showcase their latest achievements in green technology at the Tokyo Motor Show this week, hoping to attract attention at a time when stricter emissions standards are coming into effect. But the crucial question hanging over half of the players may not be how to survive in the race to make ecologically friendly cars, but how to survive at all. Truck demand in Japan has shrivelled over the past decade as the ...

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