Jeffrey Liker

Professor of Engineering, University of Michigan

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Professor of Engineering at the University of Michigan and author of several books on Toyota, including The Toyota Way

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After reported links to 19 deaths and many injuries, Toyota recalled almost 8 million cars for safety problems with  floor mats  and  sticky accelerators .

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