TYCHY, Poland — A simple red and white billboard at Katowice airport welcomes visitors to Tychy, home of Isuzu Motors Co. Ltd.'s new diesel engine plant. The humble sign belies the fact that this is not just another new manufacturing site for Isuzu. The facility is the Japanese truckmaker's first step in becoming the world's No.1 diesel-engine producer. It also is the location where Isuzu will test new production practices and prepare for prospective plant openings. Simply put, “The ...
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