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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.


November 13 2015

Nov 13 2015

News & Insights

Al.com: Japanese automakers' jobs growing in the U.S., including Alabama

Ron Bookbinder, general director of JAMA USA, said the job growth is fueled by several factors. “I think it reflects the rebounding U.S. economy.” he said. “We’ve also seen low gas prices and low interest rates, along with the high quality of the vehicles we build in the U.S.

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November 4 2015

Nov 4 2015

News & Insights

The Hill: Japanese automakers are leading US economy forward

In recent years, the continued growth and significance of Japanese automakers has shown they are not just a vital part of the development of the “new” U.S. automobile industry, but they have also become key contributors to the United States’ overall economic recovery.

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October 24 2015

Oct 24 2015

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Automotive News: Japan brands' impact on U.S. economy expands, study says

The total pool of employment tied to Japanese brands expanded 12 percent to an estimated 1.5 million workers. Their combined take-home pay surged 20 percent to $75.5 billion.

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Japanese Automakers' Production, Investment, and R&D Support U.S. Economic Growth

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74% of Japanese-Brand Vehicles Sold in the U.S. are Built in North America

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