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Automobile Industry

  • Ifo Institute for Economic Research
  • Sakura Institute of Research

Abstract

Passenger cars, trucks and busses are generically called “automobiles;” passenger cars are further subdivided into ordinary cars, small cars and light motor vehicles. The criteria used for classifying passenger cars in Japan are shown in Table 20-1.1.

Keywords

Automobile Industry Part Manufacturer Japanese Manufacturer Toyota Production System German Manufacturer 
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  • Ifo Institute for Economic Research
  • Sakura Institute of Research

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