Toyota tops in N.American plant efficiency -study


DETROIT, May 31 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp. had the most efficient North American manufacturing plants in 2006, an annual benchmark survey released on Thursday showed. But the gap in productivity among the six major North American automakers continued to narrow as quality advances and more-flexible labor agreements drove improvements, according to the Harbour Report, released by Harbour Consulting. This year, Honda Motor Co. Ltd. showed the biggest improvement of 2.7 percent in the ...

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