NEW YORK – With one big exception, Toyota, Japanese auto makers have recovered to at least 50% of their pre-earthquake production levels. This week, Mitsubishi, Mazda and Fuji Heavy Industries (maker of Subaru cars) confirmed they now are operating their domestic plants at more than 50% of capacity. They join Nissan, Honda and Suzuki, all of which resumed single-shift operations April 11, and Daihatsu, which got 1-shift production under way April 18. Toyota will operate its Japanese ...

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