SOLIHULL, U.K. – Armin Mueller is explaining ZF Friedrichshafen's 3-pronged approach to modularity for a group of international journalists visiting the supplier's plant here in the Midlands, the hub of the U.K. auto industry. Mueller, vice president-development for ZF's Lemforder chassis and axle group, says modular contracts fall into three categories: Level 1 jobs limit ZF's responsibility to component logistics, assembly and quality assurance, while Level 2 work gives ZF more ...

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