Chrysler LLC’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing has ended the guessing game on the future of the Big Three automaker, but Japan’s automakers are now wondering how badly the event will impact their parts makers.

Chrysler’s bankruptcy will “definitely be a negative for the broader U.S. economy as well as the Japanese automakers and auto parts makers that are supplying Chrysler,” said Satoshi Aoki, chairman of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association and Honda Motor Co., during a recent news conference.

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