• Bloomberg


Automakers are bracing for a potential consumer backlash should tensions with China escalate after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Yasukuni Shrine on Thursday, which was also Chairman Mao Zedong’s birthday.

Nissan Motor Co., which sells more vehicles in China than any other Japanese automaker, said it was “closely monitoring” developments in Japan-China ties after Abe’s visit.

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