Some of the top-selling car brands in the United States are Japanese — Toyota, Honda, and Nissan especially. But the reverse isn’t true – General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler combined make up only .3% of the Japanese auto market. With strict regulations, strong local manufacturing, and a particularly Japanese way of retailing cars, the country will likely continue to be a difficult place for American automakers.
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