INTERVIEW- Daimler says procurement shortages hit car sector

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BOCHUM, Germany Jan 27 (Reuters) - Suppliers of automotive parts are struggling to keep up with a rise in demand, putting a strain on the entire car industry, the head of premium carmaker Daimler told Reuters on Thursday. "The supply industry overall is under quite a strain. Everyone is struggling," Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said on the sidelines of an industry conference. Output at Daimler's factories have for now not been directly affected, he added. (Reporting by Tom Kaeckenhoff, ...

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