Japan reacts to the Congressional hearing on Toyota

The World

The president of Japanese car giant Toyota will appear before Congress today as part of a probe into the company’s recall of millions of vehicles over sudden acceleration problems, which have been blamed for about 30 U.S. deaths.

It will be the most high-profile appearance for Akio Toyoda, president of the biggest company in Japan. But how is this appearance being reported in Japan? Michael Cucek is an American blogger who has lived in Japan for more than 15 years. He is the author of the Shisaku blog on Japanese politics and society.

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