TITLE

BMW seeks more supplier development

AUTHOR(S)
Chew, Edmund
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;11/19/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5958, p22K
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the reliance of automobile company Bavarian Motor Works (BMW) on suppliers to develop system and modules. Plans of BMW to spend billions for product development; Introduction of 20 models and three engine ranges; Use of modules for the BMW 1-series small cart shorten assembly line and reduce product variation.
ACCESSION #
5668407

 

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