Phoebe Royce

For Phoebe Royce's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

The auto trade gears up for a revolution

Travel | ON THE ROAD Dec 21, 2008

The auto trade gears up for a revolution

The automotive world is under assault from two storms that will lead to a watershed in its century-old history. The convergence of global warming and consumers' aspirations for a more responsible world extends beyond the call to save the planet. In the motoring industry, ...

An insider detects desperation

Travel | ON THE ROAD Nov 25, 2007

An insider detects desperation

Tokyo Motor Show is one of the world's most important biennial automotive exhibitions, and I get to see them all. It attracts everyone who's anyone in the motoring industry, drawing phenomenal crowds — 1,4525,800 people over 17 days from Oct. 26 to Nov. 11. ...