TROY, MI â€“ A new study puts some concrete dollars-and-cents numbers to the competitive gap existing between the U.S. Big Three auto makers and their top competitors from Japan, crystallizing the task ahead for the Detroit-based OEMs and their suppliers. And itâ€™s not all about shedding legacy costs, the report says. The domestic companies also trail in such areas as product engineering, manufacturing flexibility, labor practices and supplier relations and have relied too heavily on lavish ...
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