North America’s automotive productivity race got a little more interesting in 2003. Chrysler Group and General Motors Corp. logged major improvements in the latest study of productivity, while some of the major operations of Honda of America Mfg. Inc. and Toyota Motor Mfg. North America Inc. stumbled for the first time. What’s more, a forecast by Ward’s showed that despite losses to Mexico and the southern states, Michigan and Ontario, Canada, would, even with reduced output, remain the ...

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