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Japan looks to AI as coronavirus challenges go-and-see quality control mantra

Sep 24 2020

TOKYO At a factory south of Japan's Toyota City, robots have started sharing the work of quality-control inspectors, as the pandemic accelerates a shift from Toyota's vaunted "go and see" system which helped revolutionise mass production in the 20th century.

CORRECTED-Japan looks to AI as coronavirus challenges go-and-see quality control mantra

Aug 31 2020

TOKYO, Aug 31 At a factory south of Japan's Toyota City, robots have started sharing the work of quality-control inspectors, as the pandemic accelerates a shift from Toyota's vaunted "go and see" system which helped revolutionise mass production in the 20th century.

Toyota ekes out weakest first-quarter profit in nine years as pandemic halves car sales

Aug 06 2020

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp eked out its smallest quarterly profit in nine years as the coronavirus pandemic halved its car sales and nearly wiped out its bottom line. | Video

Toyota ekes out weakest Q1 profit in 9 years as pandemic halves car sales

Aug 06 2020

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp eked out its smallest quarterly profit in nine years as the coronavirus pandemic halved its car sales and nearly wiped out its bottom line. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Toyota ekes out weakest Q1 profit in 9 years as pandemic halves car sales

Aug 06 2020

TOKYO, Aug 6 Toyota Motor Corp eked out its smallest quarterly profit in nine years as the coronavirus pandemic halved its car sales and nearly wiped out its bottom line.

Honda sees 68% drop in annual profit as coronavirus slams car sales

Aug 05 2020

TOKYO Japan's Honda Motor Co on Wednesday forecast a 68% decrease in annual operating profit to a 10-year low with global demand for cars expected to slide because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Honda sees 68% drop in annual profit as coronavirus slams car sales

Aug 05 2020

TOKYO Japan's Honda Motor Co on Wednesday forecast a 68% decrease in annual operating profit to a 10-year low with global demand for cars expected to slide because of the coronavirus pandemic.

UPDATE 2-Honda sees 68% drop in annual profit as coronavirus slams car sales

Aug 05 2020

TOKYO, Aug 5 Japan's Honda Motor Co on Wednesday forecast a 68% decrease in annual operating profit to a 10-year low with global demand for cars expected to slide because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Subaru sees annual profit sinking to 9-year low as coronavirus hits car sales

Aug 04 2020

TOKYO Subaru Corp on Tuesday forecast its annual operating profit would drop to a nine-year low this year as it expects to take a sales hit in the United States, its largest market where the number of coronavirus infections continues to climb.

UPDATE 2-Subaru sees annual profit sinking to 9-year low as coronavirus hits car sales

Aug 04 2020

TOKYO, Aug 4 Subaru Corp on Tuesday forecast its annual operating profit would drop to a nine-year low this year as it expects to take a sales hit in the United States, its largest market where the number of coronavirus infections continues to climb.

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