Meritor Automotive, which pioneered the one-piece roof module on the DaimlerChrysler MCC Smart car, is pushing the concept globally and now has development agreements with four automakers. The Troy, MI, supplier isn't identifying the customers, except to say they are considering the modules for '04 cars and light trucks in different parts of the world. Currently, roofs are stamped, formed and welded to the body early in the process. Meritor proposes that bodies be built only with roof ...
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