Japanese automakers and major US automotive tool and equipment manufacturers will meet in Torrance, California from today (4/12/00) to review 2001 vehicle models. They will review new tool and diagnostic equipment developments in order to provide better service to American customers. This 13th annual "Japanese Technical Week," co-sponsored by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) and the Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI) will feature discussions about the US aftermarket service and distribution systems.