their cars in for second or third repairs of the same defect, only 25 percent of Honda and Toyota owners had to do ... features offered by many Japanese cars a efficient engines that combined high gas mileage with respectable power, front ... radial tires, independently suspended rear wheels, and smoothly operating five speed manual transmissions.50 All of ... for the first time in the 1976 Honda Accord which became the target vehicle for engineers at American companies in theiranbsp;...
|Title||:||Transformation of the American manufacturing paradigm|
|Author||:||P. Timothy Bushnell|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 1994|