LEXINGTON, KY – Toyota Motor Engineering & Mfg. North America Inc. wants to see a little more competitive spirit in its workforce. About 37% of the auto maker’s assemblers participate in Toyota’s global “Quality Circles” competition that pits worker against worker in a friendly competition to develop more efficient manufacturing methods. By year’s end, Toyota North America wants to see 40% of its personnel take up the challenge toward a 2010 goal of 50% and an ultimate target of ...

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