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The Toyota Cavalier And The Truth Japanese Import Barriers

comments on today#8217;s Japan#8217;s C4C post and 487 billion similar web since Al Gore invented the make it clear that is a lingering misunderstanding about the of US cars to Japan. Specifically, Japan has managed to stave off a of Chevy Cavaliers and all the other American cars that the off the world has been snapping up by the of certain restrictions, barriers or obstacles. It#8217;s way time to a bit of light on the Toyota Cavalier and subject of great import.

The vehicle you see above is a Toyota . No joke. In response to concerns the trade imbalance, and to help off any further US restrictions of  Japanese to the US (more on that later), entered into a deal to facilitate imports of genuine in the US Chevys and other good GM of the era.

Not only did Toyota help, advice and facilities for the imported (without the slightest which Japan has never had in history) under their US brand, but Toyota went a step further.

Toyota offered to upgrade and Cavaliers and sell them the Toyota brand name. that for import restrictions! some details from

The Toyota Cavalier featured shift knob and steering wider front fenders, turn signals for Japanese power folding side side turn signal lights on the front fenders, and on the inside of the trunk lid. seats were often with color, and the rear had a fold-down armrest. The Toyota was entirely produced by GM in the USA and sold 1995–2000. 1996-2000 Toyota came equipped with the LD9 engine, while the 1995 the 2.3 L Quad 4.

The cars were carefully to maximize their acceptability to the fastidious Japanese buyers. Did it Three guesses#8230;

Japanese buyers found the gaps and general build well below their and comfort level, and the whole Cavalier program as well as the programs by the other Big Three phased out, after of big press hoopla at the beginning.

VW, Audi, BMW and other European brands have had a very export program to Japan for Oh, one more thing:

In 1981, after tremendous from President Reagan and the Japanese Automobile Industry to a Voluntary Import Restriction, reducing imports from to the US to under 1.68 million per The result: content and transaction on all cars dramatically increased, the American consumers out of untold

  The Japanese used the dramatically profits to invested in US production and the expansion into luxury like Lexus, Acura and The US manufacturers squandered theirs on Jaguar, Saab, Volvo and in Japanese companies. It is considered a book example of how markets are through import restrictions, and contributed to the decline and crash of the US industry.

Want to import cars to It#8217;s one of the easiest countries to do so. don#8217;t bring no stinkin#8217;

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