Japanese car sales in the U.S. have nearly recovered, a year after a tsunami devastated parts of Japan.
The disaster affected many Honda and Toyota suppliers, and the companies’ car inventories in the U.S. plummeted.
Michelle Krebs is with Edmunds.com. She says Hyundai and Kia, along with Ford, General Motors and Chrysler, all benefited from the situation.
"The market share runs about 45-46% for the Big Three in the U.S.," notes Kreb. "That shot way up to 50.3 % - a number we hadn’t seen in a long time."