TITLE

GM seeks bids on some ABS contracts

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Aaron
PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Automotive News;10/11/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5842, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that General Motors (GM) has sought bids from antilock brake systems (ABS) vendors to outfit its G van and some sport-utilities in 2003. Implications for TRW Inc.'s LucasVarity division, which handles ABS contracts for GM light trucks; Other bids sought by GM; Problems encountered by LucasVarity with its GM contracts in 1999.
ACCESSION #
2395156

 

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