PARIS – The French plant that builds the Smart Fortwo A-segment car appears to have a future now that Faurecia has purchased Plastal France, the supplier of plastic body parts at the factory’s internal supplier park. Faurecia has had an option to buy Plastal France for two years, but with the current Fortwo’s lifespan coming to an end, the parts-making giant apparently waited to buy the smaller supplier until it was assured the Plastal operation had a future. The ...

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