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General Motors / Quad 4 Engine #317872

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 06, 1987
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Lansing, Michigan: Frank Currier) General Motors' effort to compete against Japan with introduction of new engine design, the Quad 4, examined; details given, scenes shown. [Engineer Don MILES - praises Quad 4.] GM's change as well in management technique at Quad 4's Delta engine plant in Lansing discussed. [Worker Mike NIXON - praises workers' pride in quality.] GM's Japanese-style management program described. [UAW district spokesperson Gerry OLSON - notes extent of workers' involvement in decisions.] [Plant manager Chuck KOSTER - describes quality of finished product] [UAW shop Steward Ralph JOHNSON - explains union's decision to suspend usual rules for Delta plant.] [GM chairperson Roger SMITH - praises Delta's success.]

Currier, Frank;
Spencer, Susan

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