This page is for personal, non-commercial use. Cheap to buy and own, keis are mainly manufactured for the home market, with engines limited by law to cubic centimeters 40 cubic inches. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga pledged last year to decarbonize Japan by , with plans to ban the sale of new gasoline-only vehicles by the mids. Kei cars are common in rural areas, where public transport systems are sparse. Daihatsu Motor Co.
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One dead, 17 injured in car pileup in Japan
By Jorge Fitz-Gibbon. January 19, pm Updated January 19, pm. A massive car pileup during a blizzard left one man dead and 17 injured in northern Japan on Tuesday, authorities said. The accident — which took eight hours to clear — also stranded about people on the Tohoku Expressway in Miyagi. The crash came as the region was in the midst of a blizzard that carried wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour and is due to dump nearly two feet of snow on northern Japan, the Tokyo-based news agency Kyodo News reported.
134-car pileup during blizzard leaves one dead, 17 injured in Japan
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The automotive industry in Japan is one of the most prominent and largest industries in the world. Japan has been in the top three of the countries with most cars manufactured since the s, surpassing Germany. The automotive industry in Japan rapidly increased from the s to the s when it was oriented both for domestic use and worldwide export and in the s and s, overtook the U. After massive ramp-up by China in the s and fluctuating U. Japanese zaibatsu business conglomerates began building their first automobiles in the middle to late s.