TOKYO – A by-the-numbers look at the impact of last year’s earthquake and tsunami on the nation’s auto industry can be found in the 2012 edition of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Assn.’s “The Motor Industry of Japan.” Production, exports and home-market sales all fell by more than 10% in calendar 2011. Declines were reported in both value and volume. That said, a review of the numbers behind the numbers reveals the industry began to recover in ...

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