The Japanese automotive industry is one of the most prominent and largest industries in the world. Causing many Japanese manufacturers to break out of their shells and design their own vehicles. In the 1970s Japan was the pioneer in robotics manufacturing of vehicles.
The country is home to a number of companies that produce cars, construction vehicles, motorcycles, ATVs, and engines. Japanese automotive manufacturers include Toyota/Lexus, Honda, Daihatsu, Nissan, Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru, Isuzu, Mitsubishi.
Cars designed in Japan have won the European Car of the Year , International Car of the Year, and World Car of the Year awards many times. Japanese manufactured and designed vehicles have had worldwide influence, and no longer have the stigma they had in the 1950s and 1960s when they first emerged internationally.
Toyota is the most famous company in Japan. Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the parent company of Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino Motors along with other subsidiaries. TMC is part of the Toyota Group, one of the largest conglomerates in the world. Toyota has grown to a large multinational corporation from where it started and expanded to different worldwide markets and countries. Toyota displaced GM as the world’s top automaker.
Honda was established in 1948 and its main businesses are car & motorcycle sales as well as manufacturing. Honda especially dominates the motorcycles markets in the world. Honda comes to third place in domestic sales in Japan and all cars are able to run well without any troubles as they are manufactured for rough and hard weather in all seasons. Honda is famous for its sporty cars. We strongly recommend a NSX Honda car to anyone who is seeking a “truly sporty car driving”.
Nissan has manufactured a wide range of cars, vans and trucks and are well known throughout the world. The company has given many extraordinary sports cars including the Datsun Fairlady Roadsters, the sports coupe GT-R and the Z-car, also known as Fairlady Z. The company has also produced commercial vehicles such as Caravan and Vanette vans, which are getting increasingly popular in the second hand export market.
Mazda is an enterprise that manufactures and sells passenger cars and trucks. It is the only company continuing to mass-produce cars that carry a Wankel engine in the world. Upholding the catchphrase “ZOOM-ZOOM”, Mazda is all about driving for fun and it is famous for manufacturing high quality environmentally friendly cars. In particular, it has high reputation as a brand in Europe and Australia. Some of the Mazda vehicles we offer are Tribute, Familia S-Wagon, Premacy and Demio, Vezel, models.
Mitsubishi is one of the oldest car manufacturers in Japan. In particular, amongst the 4WD models, Pajero and Lancer are highly acclaimed all over the world. They have been the multiple time winners of the Dakar Rally.
The Japanese word Subaru means Pleiades star cluster. Subaru is internationally known for their use of the boxer engine layout similar to those in cars like the Porsche. The Forester is one of the best selling compact wagon in our company, and it features a big cargo area and 4WD. We would recommend these reasonable SUBARU cars!
Suzuki is Japan’s 4th largest automobile manufacturer and is the top market leader of the small car market in Japan. Among our customers, Swift is a very popular small car, but also SUV such as “Escudo” and “Grand Escudo” remain their favorites. Suzuki cars offer reasonable prices and good quality. If you are looking for a reliable Japanese car at a reasonable price
Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. is the oldest Japanese manufacturer of cars, known mostly for its smaller models and off-road vehicles. The company is currently the subsidiary company of Toyota Motor Corporation. Both Daihatsu and Toyota produce a few identical models such as Daihatsu Terios and Toyota Cami. Such deals are called an OEM (original equipment manufacturer) agreement in the auto industry.
Isuzu Motors is the world’s largest truck maker. The diesel engine of Isuzu is also used by Renault, Opel, GM, Honda, Toyota and Mazda, thus it is easier to repair than other brands. The engine is so popular worldwide, that the price for a truck and an Isuzu engine is almost the same. Isuzu Motors Limited is the leader for the development of business and commercial vehicle engines.
Hino Motors is a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation. It is a manufacturer of diesel trucks, buses and other vehicles in Toyota since 1973. The 2 and 4 ton engines for Toyota Dyna and Toyo Ace are manufactured by Hino. Hino is the first to bring out emission-free trucks, and it keeps developing cutting-edge technology for environmentally-correct engines for trucks and buses. We strongly recommend Hino trucks and buses to anyone who is seeking for the best.