CANBERRA – Parts maker Pacifica Group Ltd. says its biggest customer, General Motors Corp., has dropped the supplier’s rear disc brakes in favor of cheaper drum brakes for a new ’05 economy light SUV. "We've been impacted by a decision by General Motors to introduce a vehicle that doesn't have our brakes," Managing Director John MacKenzie says. GM also is returning to drum brakes on its ’05 fullsize pickups. (See related story: GM Pickups to Brake Better) The decision on sourcing new ...

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