Honda’s Chinese JV halts assembly line amid anti-Japan protests.
Japanese vehicle sales in China are suffering collateral damage from a dispute between the two countries over uninhabited islands in the East China Sea. Japanese automotive joint ventures in China, including Dongfeng Honda and Dongfeng Nissan, have closed their production plants as the new tensions coincide with demonstrations marking the 81st anniversary of the Japanese invasion of Northeast China. The conflict arose when the Japanese government announced earlier this month it had ...
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