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dagenham.qxd 24/11/06 12:04 pm Page 82 NO FAULTS FORWARD That's the operating strategy in what is called the Clean Room Assembly Hall at Ford's Dagenham Diesel Centre, The DDC, opened in 2003, is now working at full capacity and is claimed to be the best-in-class in achieving an 85-89 percent average for the year. Tom Scanlan reports from the plant. 82

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of AutoMOTIVE 5

Editors Note
Here For The Long Haul
Halewood. Rebirth of a Car Plant
Safety First
Focus on Flexibility
A Prophet Without Honour?
Chrysler Cuts It Four Ways
A MINI For All Reasons
Porsche Plans Continuous Logistics Improvement
Flawless, Consistent Execution
Ford's European Supplier Parks Deliver Lean Manufacturing Efficiencies
Cheap and Cheerful
Onwards and Upwards
Schrader and Siemens Electronics Assembly Systems Take the Pressure
No Faults Forward
A Long Way From Wheelbarrows and Bath Tubs
A New Era in US/Japanese Cooperation
A Dialogue of the Deaf