TITLE

Ford seeks new cuts from suppliers

AUTHOR(S)
Strong, Michael
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;10/9/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5898, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Ford Motor Co.'s request for suppliers to increase their 2001 cost-cutting targets. Ford's earnings in 1999; Comparison with 2000 cost-cutting targets; How the total percentage of the cost reductions varies by supplier; Ford's statement that the cost reductions are part of remaining competitive.
ACCESSION #
3675647

 

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