Volkswagen AG’s Tiguan cross/utility vehicle and Chrysler LLC’s all-new minivans show that suppliers are looking up in their search for product innovation. As ’08 begins, the Tiguan and Chrysler minivans are but a few of the new vehicles arriving to market for the new model year with fresh supplier-generated technology designed to shave weight, reduce cost, improve driving pleasure or – in a perfect world – do all three. The VW Tiguan, unveiled recently at the Frankfurt Motor Show and ...

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