Toyota counting on exporting Lean to ride out strong yen, seek global growth

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TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. has been hammered by the strong yen, putting extra pressure on the automaker to stay lean and come up with new innovations to ride out the challenge, a senior executive said Thursday.

Note the statement that “…a line was extended in just 78 minutes by moving chunks of it and putting it together differently as though they were Lego parts…”

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