Japanese automakers are among the most significant contributors to the nation’s manufacturing sector and to the U.S. economy. In recent years, the continued growth and economic importance of Japanese automakers have shown they are not just a vital part of the development of the “new” U.S. automobile industry, but they have also become critical contributors to the United States’ overall economy.
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Japanese-brand automakers have continued to nurture this relationship by investing in local communities, leading with an innovative mindset, and bolstering U.S. competitiveness with their contributions to the U.S. economy and automotive industry.
The auto industry is in the midst of an incredible technological evolution. As companies compete and collaborate to make the future of mobility cleaner, safer, and more accessible for current and future generations, Japanese-brand automakers in the U.S. are making major investments in eco-friendly electrification and other advanced vehicle technologies.
As the nation begins to recover from the recession brought on by the global pandemic, Japanese automakers are making significant contributions that will help drive U.S. growth in critical areas of the economy, such as manufacturing and high-tech research and development (R&D).
New Study Highlights Japanese-brand Automakers’ Dedication to Investment, Innovation and Community in America
New study from the Center of Automotive Research highlights Japanese-brand automakers’ dedication to investment, innovation and community in America
Alabama’s commerce secretary said potential tariffs on European and Japanese vehicles and auto parts could “threaten to seriously disrupt” their operations in the state and “put Alabama jobs on the line.”
“These numbers speak for themselves about JAMA member companies’ long history of local contributions and commitment as U.S. corporate citizens, and we are certain that neither imported vehicles and parts nor our American operations ‘threaten to impair’ the U.S. national security,” Toyoda said.
GMI Post: JAMA in America-A strong commitment to manufacturing & American workers
The Washington Diplomat highlights Japanese automaker's investments in the United States through the lens of a recent panel discussion at the JICC, featuring Scott Miller of CSIS as well as JAMA General Director, Manny Manriquez.
Scott Miller of CSIS illustrates that Japanese-brand automakers “have an enviable record of creating well-paying jobs, building a skilled workforce, and giving back to their communities while making products of excellent quality and value for American drivers.”