ArvinMeritor seeks Goodyear-style retiree deal


DETROIT, April 29 (Reuters) - Auto parts supplier ArvinMeritor Inc said on Tuesday it had held preliminary talks with the United Auto Workers on transferring retiree-related costs to a trust fund, similar to the deal pioneered by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co . ArvinMeritor also said it would seek to pass on higher steel prices to its customers, including major automakers. "The bottom line is that we cannot and we will not be the ones to bear the increases," ArvinMeritor Chief Financial ...

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