TITLE

Minority firms gain, but more help is needed

PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;12/4/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5906, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Focuses on the participation of minority-owned suppliers in the automobile industry in the United States. Purchases of automobile manufacturers from the suppliers; Forecast on purchasing expenses; Accessibility of manufacturers to minority suppliers; Creation of minority content by the suppliers.
ACCESSION #
3890052

 

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