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Automotive

The automotive sector currently employs over 5.45 million people in Japan and is worth some 47.3 trillion yen. Both its exports and imports (mainly from the EU) are currently increasing despite Japanese consumers’ strong preference for “buying Japanese”. The sector is heavily influenced by new environmental standards, which are the most stringent in the world. Find out more about Japan's automotive sector below.

About Automotive

The Japanese automotive industry represents the core of the Japanese manufacturing sector: 8.3% of the population was employed in automotive-related jobs in 2015 and automotive shipments (both domestic and export shipments, including motorcycles, auto parts, etc) reac

Green Transportation

The Japanese automotive sector accounts for 18% of the total emission amount of Japan’s economy. Even though the trend of reducing such level is uncontested, Japanese manufacturers still have not reached the CO2 emission levels of 1990.