U.S. firms seek more alliances with Japan

Chappell, Lindsay
May 1999
Automotive News;5/24/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5820, p8n-m
Trade Publication
Reports on the increasing number of United States and European car makers and suppliers which are interested in acquiring Japanese car suppliers. Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd.'s merger with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.; Denso Corp.'s acquisition of 80 percent of the Rotating Machines Division of Magneti Marelli; Merger of Calsonic Corp. and Kansei Corp.; Changes in the attitudes of Japanese suppliers concerning globalization.


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