Delphi Corp. reportedly is working to reduce the number of its core suppliers from 2,850 to 750, in an effort to get better technology at lower prices. Non-core suppliers will continue to manufacture parts for Delphi under their existing contracts, but will not be allowed to bid on future business. Delphi reportedly will develop 5-year strategic plans for each core supplier that will outline expectations for factory development, capital spending and likely production volumes. Meanwhile, ...

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