Toyota's "just-in-time" a shot in arm for Japan's slow vaccine push

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Known for its pursuit of improvement and efficiency in auto production, Toyota Motor Corp. is using its know-how accumulated over years of being the top Japanese automaker to inject momentum into the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. At a vaccination center in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, where the automaker is headquartered, the flow of people is being constantly checked and necessary adjustments are made to the layout of the facility and vaccine delivery to make sure crowds are not formed, and more importantly nothing is wasted. "I got a shot much faster than I'd expected," an 81-year-old man said ...

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