Mazda moves to reduce development time

Treece, James B.
December 2000
Automotive News;12/4/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5906, p28R
Trade Publication
Reports the plans of Mazda Motor Corp. to reduce product development time in Tokyo, Japan. Integration of several functions into one unit by outsourcing modules; Decrease in the emphasis on modules created by preassembling components; Optimization of assembly lines; Computerization of product development.


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