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US green rules prompt Japan autoparts maker to boost China output

Toyota group company Jtekt to quadruple production of new steering system

Jtekt first started mass production of its rack parallel electric power steering system at its Hanazono plant in Okazaki, central Japan.

NAGOYA, Japan -- Japanese autoparts maker Jtekt will more than quadruple production volume of a new electric power steering system as tighter environmental regulations fuel a shift from hydraulic to electric technology in the field.

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