Interiors contract is coup for supplier

Sawyers, Arlena; Sherefkin, Robert
June 2000
Automotive News;6/26/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5881, p52
Trade Publication
Reports on Southfield, Michigan-based Lear Corp.'s installation of the entire interior for General Motor Corp.'s Chevrolet Express LT and GMC Savana SLT vans. Company's plan to establish more niche vehicle interiors for customers; Trend of outsourcing in the automobile industry; Company's use of its People Vehicle-Interface Methodology in the design and construction of vehicle interiors.


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