Maybe the focus is on all the wrong targets. Auto makers spent the last few weeks pouring over data indicating who operates the most efficiently in North America, courtesy of Harbour and Associates, a firm that annually measures how many man-hours it takes to assemble cars and engines and stamp out body panels at each facility. A lot of chest thumping came with the results, which show Nissan, Honda and Toyota as the most productive in North America, followed by a fast-rising GM, then ...
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