Anyone who believed Japan’s automotive industry was knocked down and almost out by the March 11 earthquake will be surprised by the speed of recovery. In first-half 2011, production of cars was off 30.2% to 2.92 million units, while truck output fell 22.4% to 464,559 and bus builds slipped 27% to 40,188, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Assn. reports. But things are fast returning to normal. In June, car production slipped only 16.2% year-on-year and output rose 0.1% for trucks and ...
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