As the American Big Two, GM a Ford, continue to lose market share in the world, Japan's leading auto-makers--Toyota and Honda--are expanding their global share and increasing their profits by presenting high-quality, credible and highly efficient automobiles. The recent oil price hike is sure to accelerate the trend towards clean car technology, which will be a key to survival in the global automobile industry. Toyota recently became the world's number one automobile company and looks set to further extend its lead. Consumers have shown tremendous interest in Japanese cars, especially for their clean and efficient technology. This book offers insights into the Japanese car industry and its future direction.--From publisher description.The list price of a Prius with a Ill- horsepower, hybrid power train is 2.26 million yen (US$19, 700), almost US$4, 000 higher than that of an Toyota Allion, a sedan powered by a 132-horsepower gasoline engine. The catalog figure for Prius gas anbsp;...
|Title||:||Clean Car Wars|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons Incorporated - 2008-05-16|