NAGAHATA OCHIAI, Japan – By most accounts Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. would be judged a huge success, having notched record sales and near record earnings and profit margins in its most recently completed fiscal year and on its way to more of the same in the current fiscal year ending in March. But Takashi Matsuura, the company’s 65-year-old president, is not satisfied. “We are at an important crossroad as Toyota (Motor Corp.) becomes the world’s No.1 auto maker,” he says. “It is still not ...
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