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Interesting, odd, outrageous or informative quotes about Japan

David Halberstam- quotes from “The Reckoning”

“There was no real heater [in the first Datsuns exported to the US]; the car was heated involuntarily by the engine, and anyone who drove all day in a hot climate, such as the American Southwest, would get baked.” The Reckoning pg 425

“the first Toyota to enter the American market…was such a bomb that Toyota took it off the market, went back to work on it,and did not come back into the U.S. market into 1964” The Reckoning pg 431


“quality control circles… were as much an attempt to improve the social fabric of the workplace as to improve quality” David Halberstam “The Reckoning” pg 41

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