How Yutaka Katayama Taught Americans to Love Japanese Cars

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Some of the best-selling cars in America are Japanese brands. In fact, American pickup trucks are the only vehicles that can top Japanese brands like Toyota, Honda and Nissan. And you can thank one man for a lot of the craze: Yutaka Katayama, the first president of Nissan in the U.S. He recently passed away, and we talk about his legacy in this week’s installment of our regular car segment.

Credits

Guest:
Aaron Robinson - Editor at Large, Hagerty magazine

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Jolie Myers, Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Christian Bordal