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TOKYO -- It is typical to find out senior automobile executives wandering via an auto-show, looking at your competitors. The different manners they do it offer penetration to their fashions.
Some, like VW's Ferdinand Piech, can not journey without a big entourage. Others will wander alone, if their staffers permit.
At the Tokyo Motor Show, I turned about to see Osamu Suzuki, the octogenarian chairman of Suzuki Motor, rock climbing from a Mitsubishi car.
Then he moved to admire the Jaguars on-display.
But when he stumbled on the Subaru screen, he held his space. The bushy-browed manager reviewed the automobiles in the hall's thoroughfare, perhaps not stepping onto the Subaru exhibit space.
Maybe he considers Subaru to be more of a competitor than Mitsubishi.
News Editor James B. Treece noted from Tokyo as Automotive information' Asia News Editor from 1995 to 2007.
It's possible for you to reach James B. Treece at [email protected]
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