AUTOMOTIVE OUTLOOK: Big Three See the Light

Pinkham, Myra
April 2006
Metal Center News;Apr2006, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p16
Trade Publication
The article discusses the retrenchment undergone by GM, Ford and DiamlerChrysler and its implications on automotive metals suppliers. The growing vehicle output from automakers Toyota, Honda and Nissan and low dealer inventory have helped in increasing production. The suppliers of automotive steel and aluminum expect stable shipments to the automotive sector in spite of the waning popularity of metal-intensive sport utility vehicles, which has been eclipsed by crossover utility vehicles.


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