About Bertel Schmitt

After a 40 year hiatus, spent doing propaganda in the automotive industry around the world, Bertel returns as a journalist and to the roots of his initials. His wife is a late model Japanese Import.

Friday Morning Auto News, Aug 17, 2018

Thursday Morning Auto News, Aug 16, 2018

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Wednesday Morning Auto News, Aug 15, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Auto News, Aug 14, 2018

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Monday Morning Auto News, Aug 13, 2018

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In November, you can experience the world’s best car factories, from the inside

 

See the world’s best car plant, in 17 days

To increase awareness for the complexities of the automobile business, and with the support of some of the world’s largest (and smallest) automakers, Dailykanban founders Ed Niedermeyer and Bertel Schmitt organize a unique round-the-world tour of the world’s best car plants. This is not your father’s factory tour. It gets you into car factories usually closed to outsiders. You will talk to top executives. You will even witness how executives are trained to build cars. You will come home with a solid understanding for what it takes to successfully build, and run a car factory.

Dubbed “MagicalMysteryPlantTour,” the trip takes opinion leaders from the cradle of the mass-produced automobile, Ford Dearborn, to the epitome of lean production, Toyota, where we will meet and chat with Mitsuru Kawaii, a Toyota board member, and the last surviving disciple of the father of the Toyota production system, Taichi Ohno . [Continue Reading]

Friday Morning Auto News, Aug 10, 2018

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Thursday Morning Auto News, Aug 09, 2018

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