PARIS – Ah Paris, city of lights, city of culture, city of…car parts? To outsiders, Paris is not thought of as an automotive center, but the vehicle and components business is a key economic driver not only here, but also for France. Paris is the country's most important geographic location in terms of industrial jobs, and local authorities claim the city and its surrounding area is the world's fourth-largest automotive region, behind Detroit, Japan, and Germany. It is home to 156,000 ...

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