Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Donate $3.75 Million Each For Earthquake Relief

Derek Kreindler
by Derek Kreindler
110312-N-0000X-003 SENDAI, Japan (March 12, 2011) An SH-60B helicopter assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron (HS) 14 from Naval Air Facility Atsugi flies over the city of Sendai to deliver more than 1,500 pounds of food to survivors of an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and a tsunami. The citizens of Ebina City, Japan, donated…

Japan’s three largest automakers announced that they will donate $3.75 million each for earthquake relief. Honda says it will donate 1,000 power generators (a product made by the company) as well as 5,000 gas canisters, while Nissan is considering the donation of vehicles, provisions and medical supplies. Toyota also said that it is investigating such a move.

The three companies have all announced production stoppages of varying degrees, as have other Japanese automakers like Mazda, Subaru, Suzuki and Mitsubishi.

[Source: Carscoop]

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