General Motors Corp.'s assembly plant in Moraine, OH, has begun its transition to production of the '02 Oldsmobile Bravada, GMC Envoy and Chevrolet Trailblazer. And even though there is more differentiation in the new sport/utility vehicles (SUVs), there are fewer parts, meaning assembly should take about 10% fewer worker hours, says Tom Wallace, vehicle line executive-midsize trucks. The total number of parts in the program for the three '02 SUVs is less than the number of parts it took ...
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