TOKYO – Europe is no longer the missing link for Japanese auto makers. While U.S. competitors stumble there and European producers lag in their domestic markets, Japanese companies are doing better and better. They even are beginning to make a little money in what General Motors Corp. Chief Financial Officer John Devine labels the world's most profit-challenging market. In the first nine months of 2004, sales of the six leading Japanese auto makers in Europe rose 4% to 1,438,774 vehicles ...

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