DaimlerChrysler Corp. is one of the least efficient producers in North America, yet it makes more profit per vehicle than ultra-efficient Toyota Motor Mfg. Corp. The productivity of Nissan Motor Mfg. Corp. in Smyrna, TN, dropped significantly last year, yet its problems really aren't manufacturing related. General Motors Corp. can stamp parts faster per hour than anyone, but it trails competitors such as Ford Motor Co. by a wide margin in the labor hours required to produce stampings for a ...

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