Driving America's Automotive Future

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Japanese Automakers Support 1.5 Million U.S. Jobs

Rutgers University Professor Thomas Prusa’s...

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.


July 12 2016

Jul 12 2016

Press Releases

New Employment Study Shows JAMA Members Support 1.5M Jobs

Rutgers University Economics Professor Thomas J. Prusa, PhD, today released an employment study entitled, “The Contribution of the Japanese-Brand Automotive Industry to the United States Economy.” The study, which examines 2015 employment data provided by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association’s U.S. office (JAMA USA), shows that Japanese-brand automakers support more than 1.5 million U.S. jobs when spin-off and intermediate (suppliers, etc.) jobs are added to direct and dealer-network employment figures.

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July 7 2016

Jul 7 2016

News & Insights

East-West Center: The US-Japan Economic Partnership through the Lens of Japanese-Brand Automakers in America

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.

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June 28 2016

Jun 28 2016

News & Insights

Cars.com: The 2016 American-Made Index

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

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75% of Japanese-Brand Vehicles Sold in the U.S. are Built in North America

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