BRUSSELS — Japanese automakers built more than 1 million cars in the European Union for the first time, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Assn. (JAMA) says. The top four automakers built 1.1 million cars in 15 EU countries in 1998, more than three times as many as in 1991. Manufacturers such as Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. have moved production facilities to Europe to cut costs and avoid EU import quotas, which will expire at the end of 1999. JAMA currently is in ...
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