TROY, MI – General Motors Corp., seeking to leverage its vehicle architectures globally, will commonize as many parts as possible, not only from region to region but to other architectures as well, the auto maker’s purchasing chief says. As GM prepares to launch the next-generation global midsize vehicles (including the Opel Vectra and Chevy Malibu), Bo Andersson, group vice president-global purchasing and supply chain, says his team is sourcing airbags and seatbelts that are ...

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