PARIS – First-half 2003 was not kind to French automotive suppliers globally and in Europe, and the second half looks worse. "The end of the year could be really bad," says Armand Batteux, president of French supplier organization FIEV. "And it could be even worse in France and Germany." PSA will cut 206 output at Poissy Oct. 13. Global production of light vehicles was down 1.4% in the first half, despite large percentage increases in China, says Batteux. North American output ...
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