Ford supplier park could be Big 3 template

Wilson, Amy
May 2002
Automotive News;5/20/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5984, p54
Trade Publication
Reports on the standard for just-in-time parts deliveries of automobiles for Ford supplier in the U.S. Expectation on the production of automobiles; Expenses of the company on joint venture with car suppliers; Efforts to transfer work from assembly plants to suppliers.


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