TITLE

'Taikai' boosts Honda plant's flexibility

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, Anthony
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;10/9/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5898, p40F
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
3675698

 

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