DETROIT – Ford Motor Co. divulges some of the commodities it will covet under Team Value Management (TVM), the supplier-oriented waste reduction strategy launched late last year. “(They) are some of the most significant components and subsystems in the vehicle,” Jeffrey Engel, executive director-North American vehicle procurement, tells Ward's. “Seats and fuel and safety systems, climate control. Ford is going to develop more engineering expertise in those areas, vs. others.” Ford ...
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