'Taikai' boosts Honda plant's flexibility

Lewis, Anthony
October 2000
Automotive News;10/9/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5898, p40F
Trade Publication
Reports on Honda Motor Co. Ltd.'s investment in its plant in Swindon, England. Amount spent on taikai, or production innovation, to allow a number of different models to be built on the same line; Production of the Civic automobile at the plant in October 2000; Addition of the CR-V to the Accord and Civic production line; Major changes to be introduced to improve flexibility.


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