CL: Fewer suppliers get more power

Chew, Edmund
November 1999
Automotive News;11/22/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5849, p30H
Trade Publication
Focuses on DaimlerChrysler supplier base for its Mercedes-Benz CL500 and CL600. Germany-based Draexlmaier as suppier of the automobiles' door and instrument panels; Platform of the automobiles; Production targets set by the firm for each of its suppliers.


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