YOKOHAMA – The old adage that No.2s try harder has not been lost on Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. and its core suppliers. It is particularly apropos to JATCO Ltd., main supplier of automatic and continuously variable transmissions to Japan's No.2 auto maker. Shigeo Ishida Noteworthy is a high-profile personnel move last April that sent Nissan Senior Vice President Shigeo Ishida to JATCO to become the supplier's new president. That wasn't a big surprise, because Ishida, 58, was head of ...

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