“Early Monday, Arab-Americans in Dearborn, Mich., celebrated the news of the death of Bin Laden” - New York Times
A car plant in Fremont California that might have saved the U.S. car industry. In 1984, General Motors and Toyota opened NUMMI as a joint venture. Toyota showed GM the secrets of its production system: how it made cars of much higher quality and much lower cost than GM achieved. Frank Langfitt explains why GM didn’t learn the lessons – until it was too late.
This TAL episode should automatically win a pulitzer. It’s one of the best, most informative pieces of journalism I’ve ever taken in.
for better or worse.