The South Korean auto industry trade association, the Korea Automobile Manufactures Association (KAMA), has reported a sharp increase in export shipments of Korean-made cars to Japan. Shipments of Korean cars to Japan in the first two months this year surpassed those made during the whole period of last year. The association said that a total of 442 units of Korean-made passenger vehicles, were exported to Japan in January and February, far more than the 340 units, exported throughout last year.