DETROIT -- Few in the industry would call vaunted sports car maker Porsche AG a supplier, but that’s what the company plans to become, as reports from Europe indicate Porsche will deliver its carbon-ceramic brake systems to larger automakers. The pricey high-performance brakes, already fitted to low-volume vehicles such as Porsche’s 911 Turbo and the Mercedes-Benz CLK55 F1, will be made by Porsche for Volkswagen AG and Audi AG beginning in 2002, says a report from Kolner Express. By 2004, ...
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