Detroit 3 displays improved attitude toward suppliers

June 2011
Rubber & Plastics News;6/27/2011, Vol. 40 Issue 24, p0008
Trade Publication
In this article the author discusses that the Detroit 3, General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co., and Chrysler Group LLC, have improved their relationship with suppliers, as the automobiles sales were hugely affected by Great Recession.


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