TITLE

TOYOTA AND THE END OF JAPAN

AUTHOR(S)
Stewart, Devin
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);3/15/2010 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 155 Issue 11, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the politics and economy of Japan, as of March 20, 2010. It focuses on the brand scandal involving Toyota automobiles with uncontrollable acceleration, and ties this to a larger pattern of Japanese decline beginning in the late 1980s. The question of whether the Japanese government will be able to improve the nation's situation is addressed.
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48743570

 

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