TITLE

Building trucks--then and now

AUTHOR(S)
Vasilash, Gary S.
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Jan1998, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the changes in the manufacturing of Ford F-Series pickup trucks over the years. Interviewing of F-Series manufacturing veterans regarding their views on manufacturing changes; Difference of mind sets regarding goal attainment; Role of automation in manufacturing; Improvement of working relationship between labor and management.
ACCESSION #
159689

 

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