Automobile Industry and Japan
The Japanese Automobile industry is one of the most prominent and largest
industries in the world.
Japan is now currently the third largest automotive producer in the world with an
annual production of 9.9 million automobiles in 2012.
Japan has been in the top three of the countries with most cars manufacture since
Japan Car company are producing number one SUV in the world and Top ten
Sports bike ( Honda, Kawasaki)
Japanese zaibatsu (business conglomerates) began building their first
automobiles in the middle to late 1910s.
In the 1970s Japan was the pioneer in robotics manufacturing of vehicles.
Major Automobile Industry In Japan
Japan Political Analysis
Structure of government (multi-party parliamentary representative democratic Constitutional
Government policy agenda
Japan Economic Analysis
GDP ($5.964 trillion) GDP Growth rate -6,8% (Q2 2014 )
inflation (3.2% (May 2014)
GDP Contribution By ( Agriculture 1.2%, Manufacture 27.5% , Service sector 71.4%)
Foreign direct investment in industry ( Automobile 16% )
Export :- Car , electronic devices and computers.
Import :- Raw materials such as oil, foodstuffs and wood
Japan Social Analysis
Demographic analysis (Population 126 million)
2,000,000 125,000 1,500 600
Shinto Buddhism Christianity Islam Theravada Buddhism
Japanese diet:- Rice , seafood, beef, pork, chicken, dairy, vegetables and fruits.
Human development index (17 among the 174 countries )
Dress( Western , Kimono)
Japan R&D and Technological Factors
R&D expenditure in Japan ( 3 Rank R&D)
Impact of technology in industry
Demand of Environment friendly vehicle
High R&D Investment
Number SUV producer country
Popular automobile industry
Global Demand for the Environment friendly Vehicle.
Relaxing entry barriers is opening up more markets for entry.
Demand of Electric Car
Increasing fuel price
Demand of Tricity
High Energy Price
Japanese Car Makers Rally on Weak Yen
High Maintenance cost with Japanese vehicle.
Branded as having uninteresting car designs
Raising raw material Price
Domestic market covering by foreign player
Business model copying by US and Europian