All Japanese Car Brands List
At drivingyourdream we bring you a complete list of Japanese car brands, since we study almost all car brands in the world. We're dedicated to low volume car brands and to offer free automotive design courses.
Japan is one of the best-established players in the world in automobile industry, in fact, Japan has been one of the three largest automobile producer countries since the 1960s. Japan is the 11th country in the world with the highest number of local car brands
Business groups (Japanese zaibatsu) started manufacturing their first cars in the mid to late 1910s. Japan’s automobile industry grew fastly from the 1970s to the 1990s, and surpassed the United States to become a production leader in the 1980s and 1990s. Japan produced 13 million cars each year and exported a large volume of vehicles. After China's large growth in the 2000s and fluctuations in American production, Japan is the world's third-largest automobile producer, in 2020 its annual automobile production reached 8 million vehicles.
Cars designed in Japan have won International Car of the Year, European Car of the Year, and World Car of the Year awards many times. Japanese cars have global influence due to its focus on continuous product and process improvement led by Toyota, the use of Five Why methodology and the early adoption of Lean Six Sigma methodology.
How many car brands are in Japan?
There are currently 67 brands in our list of all Japanese car manufacturers, although new brands are constantly emerging.
We hope you will discover many new car brands made in Japan, and even totally unknown car brands before you see this post. If you want to add any, please write to us if you know any brand missing on the list
Without further ado, enjoy the Full Japanese Car brands List , with a multitude of interesting brands and projects
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