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Auto Parts Maker Y-Tec Fires Workers for Unionizing

A Japanese-owned auto parts manufacturer in Thailand – Y-Tec – is conducting a brutal crackdown after workers formed a union, according to IndustriALL, a global federation of trade unions. Y-Tec monitored union members with closed circuit televisions, submitted them to random drug tests, dismissed some and forced others to resign, and laid a defamation charge against the union president over a social media post. Continue reading

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Toyota, Daihatsu Form Emerging Market Compact Car Company

Toyota is under intense competitive pressure from global automakers and is experimenting with a different organizational approach to getting mini cars to market. Honda, Maruti and Tata come to mind, among others come to mind here. However, this – potentially – could also change Toyota’s approach and cost basis to compact vehicles in established markets. Continue reading

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Daihatsu Takes Lead from Toyota in Emerging Markets

Toyota under intense competitive pressure from global automakers (Honda comes to mind) is experimenting with a different organizational approach to getting cars to market. Continue reading

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