Toyota (TM) reports its first increase in domestic car production since the March earthquake and...

|By:, SA News Editor

Toyota (TM) reports its first increase in domestic car production since the March earthquake and tsunami, posting a 12% Y/Y rise in August. Suzuki (SZKMY.PK) and Mazda (MZDAY.PK) also saw increases, 5.9% and 5.6% respectively, while tough comparables at Nissan (NSANY.PK) and Honda (HM) led to monthly declines. Honda's output fell a brisk 17%, while Nissan's was down 2.5%.