Toyota bucks trend, boosts stake in suppliers

Treece, James B.
July 2000
Automotive News;7/3/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5882, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that the five biggest Toyota Group member companies are continuing to increase their shareholdings in one another. How Toyota is ensuring that its key suppliers are equal in terms of values and goals; Group's disagreement with the global trend of automobile manufacturers putting more distance between themselves and suppliers; Toyota's medium-term plan which includes a number of technologies.


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