PARIS – U.S. Big Three engineers and purchasing executives have changed their attitude toward cockpit modules that can tie together everything from the instrument panel to the foot pedals, key Europe-based suppliers say. "Four years ago we couldn't get a hearing," says Anton Mindl, an executive vice president of SiemensVDO Automotive. "Now they are listening. They have embraced the European concept of cockpit modules." The concept aims at reducing final assembly time by purchasing a ...
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