Mazda signs on to 6-Sigma program DEARBORN, Michigan, U.S.A. — Mazda Motor Corp. officials were slated to meet to discuss the Japan-based automaker's implementation of Ford Motor Co.'s quality improvement initiative, Consumer-Driven 6-Sigma. Mazda North America already is on board, but the involvement of its parent means all pillars of the Ford organization use the system, which is expected to save US$300 million this year. In 2000, it helped Ford realize savings worth US$52 million. The ...

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