WAYNE, MI – Suppliers with global reach stand to reap windfalls from Ford Motor Co.’s new C-car platform because the auto maker is determined to utilize the same vendors at every production site. The platform is expected to account for 2 million units of production, annually, by 2012. Ford is committted to consolidating its global C-car supply base “to the extent that suppliers have the capacity,” Bruce Hettle, director-vehicle operations manufacturing engineering tells Ward’s. The ...

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