Humbled Japan now sets sight on Europe

Kurylko, Diana T.; Catterall, Mark
January 2000
Automotive News;1/17/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5857, p41GG
Trade Publication
Focuses on the effort of Japanese automakers to penetrate the European market. European automakers' response to the threat of competition from Japanese automakers in early 1990s; Lifting of European Union automotive import quotas in January 2000; Revamp in the distribution and dealer networks of Honda, Toyota and Nissan in preparation for their European venture.


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