The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JAMA) is a non-profit industry association which comprises Japan’s fourteen manufacturers of passenger cars, trucks, buses and motorcycles. The JAMA USA office is located in Washington, D.C.
New employment study conducted by Rutgers professor Thomas Prusa shows that Japanese-branded automotive companies support more than 1.5 million U.S. jobs.
With Japanese-brand automakers’ cumulative investment in the United States exceeding $45 billion as of 2015, JAMA members have increasingly demonstrated their commitment to building and selling their vehicles here over the last four decades.
Read JAMA USA General Director Manny Manriquez’ analysis of the US-Japan economic partnership, with a focus on automotive sector investment in America by JAMA member companies.
In its December 2015 contributions report, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association said U.S. vehicle production from Japan-based automakers has climbed from 2.3 million cars in 1995 to more than 3.8 million in 2014. Production drives employment.
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