PARIS – Suppliers will account for 90% of the value of cars in 2020, up from 75% now, predicts PriceWaterhouseCoopers in a study released here. The trend toward integration of modules will continue, and auto makers will give up significant volume in chassis and motor production, says the automotive team in the Paris office of the international consultancy group. The added value will help keep suppliers alive in Western markets, because production volumes will never come back to pre-2008 ...

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