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The term JDM Japanese domestic market (JDM) is used to describe Japan's economic market for Japanese-brand goods, chiefly automobiles and parts. A similar term, United States domestic market (USDM) is used for US-market, US-brand goods. Karl Benzs Velo (vélo means bicycle in French) model (1894) - entered into the first automobile race 2005 MINI Cooper S. An automobile (also motor car or simply car) is a wheeled passenger vehicle that carries its own motor. ... ...

In recent years the popularity of JDM auto parts within the United States has grown significantly as a result of the import tuning wave. Part of the reasoning behind this could be associated with drifting, a Japanese motorsport that has only just recently appeared in the US. A Toyota Supra in drifting exhibition in Atlanta in 2005. ...

JDM vehicles often differ in features and equipment from vehicles sold elsewhere. For example, Honda has produced many different versions of the B18C, B16B, and K20A engines for various markets worldwide. Generally, engines intended for use outside Japan have been detuned because Japanese Gasoline (Petrol) is of a higher octane rating than is generally available in the United States. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The B-series Honda DOHC engines are popular automotive engines from the modern series of Honda engines. ... The B-series Honda DOHC engines are popular automotive engines from the modern series of Honda engines. ... The i-VTEC system found in the Honda K20Z3. ... Gasoline is a petroleum-derived liquid mixture consisting mostly of hydrocarbons and enhanced with benzene or iso-octane to increase octane ratings, used as fuel in internal combustion engines. ...

There are safety hazards associated with using JDM headlamps in countries where traffic flows along the right side of the road, because JDM headlamps, engineered for use on the left side of the road, fail to light the right-side driver's way safely ahead while blinding oncoming motorists. Nevertheless, primarily due to marketing efforts, JDM headlamps are quite popular. A SAAB headlight with combination projector/reflector optics A headlight or headlamp is a light, usually attached to the front of a vehicle such as a car, with the purpose of illuminating the road ahead during periods of low visibility, such as night or precipitation. ... The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ...

JDM imports are popular worldwide and have created a whole subculture involving motor racing.

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Japan domestic market - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (358 words)
The Japan domestic market (JDM) is a term used to describe Japan's market for purchasing things, chiefly automobiles.
JDM imports are extremely popular world wide and have created a whole sub culture involving the street scene and motor racing.
Many consumers prefer JDM imports to their own domestic models as they are often better spec'd and tuned, they can also offer very good value for money.
SEMA.org || Specialty Equipment Market Association SEMA (3711 words)
Two of the important reasons for Japan's poor economic performance in recent years, according to many analysts, are the over-regulation of that economy by the Government and the inflexible and change resistant keiretsu systems, which dominate Japan's corporate structures and interactions in the automotive and other basic industries.
As Japan's domestic automotive market recovers, and as Japanese automotive companies implement their expansion plans in the United States and the Asia Pacific Region, substantially increased opportunities should exist for competitive companies worldwide to increase sales of auto parts to the Japanese companies.
Market access in the auto parts sector cannot be effectively addressed purely in terms of trade between the United States and Japan.
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