An annual survey of 200 global auto industry executives released today by KPMG LLP in Detroit reveals that while the chief concern remains product quality, worry over the world economy runs a close second, moving up from fourth place in a 2007 study. The survey draws mostly from corporate managers, senior managers and directors at auto makers and Tier 1 suppliers. KPMG says seldom has one year made such a difference in sentiment among respondents. “Clearly, (executives) are a little ...

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