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The impact of digital transformation in the automotive supply chain in Mexico

Public Policies and Ethnic Entrepreneurs Dealing Used Cars and Car Parts from Japan to the Global Market: Focusing on Pakistani and South Asian Transnational Migrants

Fukuda, T. (2019).  Public Policies and Ethnic Entrepreneurs Dealing Used Cars and Car Parts from Japan to the Global Market: Focusing on Pakistani and South Asian Transnational Migrants. Gerpisa colloquium.

Purpose (the outline of the research questions)
There are many migrant entrepreneurs engaged in used cars and used parts trading business in Japan. South Asians including Pakistani are representative actors in these industries. Their markets spread not only inside Japan but also all over the world. Pakistani used car dealers are famous among African, South American and Oceanian markets.
Why are there many Pakistani and South Asian entrepreneurs in this field? The reason is not simple. The multiple factors overlap, such as historical circumstances, political changes, economic trends, transition of legal systems or development of immigration networks. In this paper, we focus on the influences of the public policies of each country. The goal of this paper is to make it clear how Pakistani and South Asian migrants form their own niche markets and expand transnational trading networks, and, in addition, what roles their ethnic ties have in the formation of transnational communities.

Design (Methodology)
Presenter has engaged in research on Pakistani and South Asian migrant communities since 1998, focusing on entrepreneur networks (mainly used car and used parts dealers) in Japan, the UAE, Pakistan and New Zealand. This presentation is based on sociological research including field-works, interviews, participant observations, and other demographic and trade statistic data. lire la suite

Current Status and Problems of Japanese Automobile Recycling System

Asazuma, Y., Okamoto K., & Togawa K. (2019).  Current Status and Problems of Japanese Automobile Recycling System. Gerpisa colloquium.

Current Status and Problems of Japanese Automobile Recycling System

In Japan, Automobile recycling law introduced in 2005. The background of this policy is to promote proper disposal , to suppress illegal dumping, and to achieve the high rate of automobile recycling. The automobile recycling law was enacted, launching simultaneously the "Japan model" automobile recycling system under the leadership of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Japan's automobile recycling law requires the automakers (and importers) to do the proper treatment of CFC gas , airbags and ASR, with special emphasis given to the recycling of ASR on a business competition basis( Togawa, 2007).
Recently Stats of Japanese recycling system is as follows(JARC, 2019). Now recycling rate is over 99%. The number of processing is 3.3 million in 2017. This number includes the light vehicle (under 660cc). light vehicle was processed 1.4 million in 2017. Light vehicle dismantling market became big gradually. The weight of ASR per one vehicle is 185kg in 2017. The number doesn’t change drastically recently. Average rate of using period of automobile gradually increasing. In 2017, the average is 15.3 years. Now the policy is working well. After introducing, illegal dumping became out of problem. lire la suite

Influence on used cars trade from Japan, which is brought about by port promotion policies : Case of Fushiki-Toyama Port and Kobe Port

Come for the low wages, stay for the people: Labour relations and the adoption of Industry 4.0 in Japanese automotive plants in CEE

Challenges of the less developing region of automobile industry in Japan: A case of the Japanese Tohoku (northern-east) region as the third domestic production base of Toyota

L’autopartage au Japon : Un marché en pleine expansion mais fortement contrasté - Séminaire du GERPISA - Yveline LECLER & Bruno FAIVRE D’ARCIER - 9 mars 2018

Date: 
09/03/2018

Journée du GERPISA n°239 – Yveline LECLER & Bruno FAIVRE D’ARCIER
 
L’autopartage au Japon : Un marché en pleine expansion mais fortement contrasté
 
 
Vendredi 9 mars 2018 (09h00-10h30)
Au CCFA, 2 rue de Presbourg, 75008 Paris (métro et RER Charles de Gaulle Etoile)
 
Intervenants :
Yveline LECLER
Université de Lyon (Sciences-Po Lyon), Institut d’Asie Orientale (ENSL, CNRS UMR 5062)
Bruno FAIVRE D’ARCIER
Université de Lyon (Lyon2), Laboratoire Aménagement, Économie, Transports (CNRS UMR 5593)
Programme
08h45 – accueil
9h00 – 10h30 – présentation par Yveline LECLER & Bruno FAIVRE D’ARCIER, de leur recherche récemment conduite au Japon sur l’autopartage et ses acteurs économiques, puis Q&A avec la salle
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Photo volontairement non sexy pour service bien réel - un million d'utilisateurs

Consolidation au Japon : Après Mitsubishi-Nissan, Toyota et Mazda

L'archipel des constructeurs nippons

Le mois d’août a vu se confirmer un mouvement sensible de consolidation de l’industrie automobile japonaise : libérés de leurs liens avec les constructeurs américains depuis plusieurs années déjà, les "petits" constructeurs japonais que sont Mitsubishi (autrefois lié à GM) et Mazda (autrefois lié à Ford) acceptent de s’inscrire dans des galaxies plus vastes. Dans le cas de Mazda, il s’agit de l’officialisation d’une relation partenariale puisque, comme l’indique Les Echos "Mazda travaille avec Toyota depuis les années 1970"
Elle passe par une prise de participation de Toyota qui acquiert 5% du capital de Mazda pour un montant de 50 milliards de yens (385 millions d'euros), tandis que ce dernier investit à hauteur de 0,25% dans Toyota. Contrairement à ce qui se dessine pour Mitsubishi, l’indépendance des deux constructeurs est préservée mais les domaines de collaboration s’étendent notoirement. lire la suite

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