DETROIT -- No need to have your eyes checked, and the writer of this story isn’t heavily medicated. What you’re about to read is actually happening. General Motors Corp. is becoming a leader in manufacturing efficiency and technologies. What was unthinkable only a few years ago. But the auto maker is pulling off a quantum leap for the ages. Just check out the Harbour Report released last June. GM has cut its assembly hours per vehicle from 31.59 hours in 1997 to 26.75 in 2000 – a 15% ...

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