STUTTGART – With many auto-component makers losing money everywhere – several of them even in bankruptcy – it appears ZF Friedrichshafen AG is bucking the trend. The German supplier of driveline and chassis technology, headquartered near the German-Swiss border, by Konstanz Lake, has been able to convert losses of €162.3 million ($196 million) during 2003 into a profit of €180.7 million ($218 million) in a brutal environment in 2004. CEO Siegfried Goll Achieving double-digit growth ...

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