South Korean auto makers are monitoring a possible parts shortage from their Japanese suppliers, with GM Korea and Renault Samsung already putting production contingencies in place. Japan has been grappling with a series of disasters since a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck the island nation March 11, followed by a killer tsunami that damaged a nuclear powerplant, which now is leaking radiation. The nuclear crisis has forced rolling blackouts throughout the country, which is taking a ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Global Auto Makers Set Strategies for Possible Parts Shortage" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.