The tour

This is a nearly final plan.  All stops have been confirmed with the OEMs. Some details of course will have to be ironed-out. This plan can change, and in true kaizen spirit, it will improve until its over.

For more about each stop, please click on its link.

Day 1 & 2:   Ford F-150 plant, Dearborn, U.S.A. Big trucks in large numbers
Day 3 & 4 : Fly to Japan
Day 5 & 6: Toyota City –  The practice, and the preaching of lean production.
Day 7: Fly to China
Day 8: Lynk & Co, Zhangjiakou,  A brand-new plant for a brand-new car brand
Day 9: Beijing, China
Day 10: Fly to Germany
Day 11: Leipzig, Germany
Day 12: BMW Leipzig. Watch the i3 and i8 being built using lightweight carbon fiber
Day 13: Dresden, Germany  The Phaeton plant, reborn electric
Day 14: Fly to UK.
Day 15: Coventry, UK, LEVC  From London Taxi to electric LCV brand
Day 16: Aston Martin, Gaydon, UK   The epitome of luxury
Day 17: Back to the U.S.A.