TITLE

Ford shares costs, decisions with suppliers in Brazil

AUTHOR(S)
Chappell, Lindsay
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Automotive News;5/27/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5985, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the business operations of the automobile factory of Ford Motor Corp. in Bahia, Brazil. Sample list of suppliers; Projection of production volume; Reduction of product development costs and manufacturing expenses.
ACCESSION #
6878035

 

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