following WW II did the Japanese auto market..?

had something to do with the American's auto industry? i just want to know was the success of japan's auto industry had US to thanked for.

Asked By: j. h - 11/24/2007
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DETROIT-In 1952, Charles Erwin Wilson, then the president of General Motors, told the Senate Armed Services Committee: "What's good for General Motors is good for the country." In 2004, that axiom may have to be reversed and amended. What's bad for General Motors may be bad for President Bush's re-election chances... More
Answered By: luigibrowser - 11/24/2007
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not until the 1960s did the Japanese market overpass the US, and since then Japanese car makers produce and surpass the US by all means, especially in reliability areas.
Answered By: J. K - 11/24/2007
Prior to 1972 there were very, very few Japanese autos on the road, in the U.S. Yes they can thank us, but also Korea, CHina, Indonesia. All of which imported or copied Japan./ Hey Luigibro. George Bush is in his second term. Sorry to break that to you after your disertation.
Answered By: J&C H - 11/24/2007
I heard that the return of US troops spurred the housing market to expand out of the cities which led to the rise of suburbs and superhighways thus increasing commuting time. And foreign (Japanese) cars chose to have FM radios which carried music better to cars stuck in traffic.
Answered By: rosends - 11/24/2007
only in that they decided that we did it wrong. There was a japanese economist/statistician who came up with the theory that seeking perfection, zero defects, would ultimately lead to greater profits and domination of the markets. That notion swept japan and it seems to have worked as u.s. companies continue to cut... More
Answered By: laughter_every_day - 11/24/2007
well, the Japanese are innovative... More
Answered By: jc learner - 11/24/2007
No the Japanese auto market has nothing to thank the US for. The USA continued building the big square gas guzzling tanks from Detroit until about 1980 despite the fact that no other country wanted to import them... More
Answered By: Graham H - 11/24/2007
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