DEARBORN – Brake-shoe linings made from shredded grass to fully assembled counterfeit engines: Cheap imitation parts are becoming a serious issue for auto makers and their suppliers. Tom Strohm, general director-marketing, GM Service and Parts Operations. Counterfeit parts have become so pervasive the automotive industry has trouble determining the full impact, Tom Strohm, general director-marketing for General Motors Corp. Service and Parts Operations tells members of the ...

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