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Toyoda Gosei to Launch New Steering Wheel for Accident Prevention

Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. (TYO:7282) will begin sales of an aftermarket steering wheel that activates an alert upon detecting that the driver has taken his or her eyes off the road or started to fall asleep. The product was developed to prevent semi-trailer truck accidents, which can often lead to more damage than passenger vehicle accidents, and will be sold...

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Bridgestone Americas to Sell All Shares of Speedco

Bridgestone Americas Inc. (BSAM), the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108), announced on Sept. 15 that it will sell all shares of its wholly owned subsidiary Speedco Inc. to U.S.-based Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc. The sale price was not disclosed. Speedco provides automotive lube, maintenance and other services to the trucking industry, and owns 52 stores in...

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Japan’s Automobile Production Falls 0.8% for 2016

Japanese automotive manufacturers produced a total of 9.204696 million vehicles over January–December 2016, according to the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA). This represents a 0.8-percent year-on-year decline, the second decrease in the last two years. By automobile type, passenger vehicles moved into a positive from a year-on-year negative for 2014–2015, with 7.873886 million vehicles produced for a 0.6-percent increase in...

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May Automobile Production Shows First Year-on-Year Increase in Two Months

The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) announced that automobile production volume in Japan for May 2016 totaled 656,814 units, an increase of 1.7 percent compared to the same month of the previous year and the first year-on-year increase in two months. Looking at production volume by vehicle type, passenger cars totaled 554,070 units, up 2.8 percent for the first increase...

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