OKAZAKI, Japan – A recent look inside Mitsubishi Motors Corp.’s assembly plant here reveals a potpourri of kaizen activities, big and small, resulting in significant savings and contributing to the Colt small car’s slim, but solid profit margins. Mitsubishi builds Colt at upgraded plant in Okazaki. The plant, located in Aichi prefecture in the heart of Toyota Motor Corp. country, produces the Colt wagon, which went on sale last November and is selling well in excess of the ...

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