Some suppliers see opportunity in DCX woes

Strong, Michael
February 2001
Automotive News;2/26/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5918, p26FF
Trade Publication
Discusses the efforts of DaimlerChrysler AG suppliers to soften the impact of the company's layoffs and other cost-cutting measures. Jobs eliminated and plants closed; Opportunities for suppliers outside of their business ties with the carmaker; Suppliers greatly affected by the company's cost-cutting activities.


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