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The Future of the Japanese Automotive Industry

  • Martin SchulzEmail author
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Part of the Energiepolitik und Klimaschutz. Energy Policy and Climate Protection book series (EPKS)

Abstract

According to the president of Toyota, Akio Toyoda, the Japanese automobile industry faces a “life-or-death battle” (Akio Toyoda 2018). The ongoing “CASE” (Connected, Autonomous, Shared, Electric) revolution of automotive mobility requires an all-out transformation of car designs, production and technologies, as well as partnerships and services. Compared to their global peers, necessary changes in the industry seem to be especially challenging in Japan.

Keywords

Japan automotive industry innovation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fujitsu Research InstituteTokyoJapan

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