After years of downsizing and consolidation among auto parts makers, Ford Motor Co.’s purchasing chief insists there still is “far too much capacity in the supply base” and it needs to be rationalized. “Unfortunately, often times when I make that comment, supplier CEOs look to their left, they look to their right and they say, ‘It’s not me. It’s going to be the other guy or girl.’ Guess what? There’s no more looking to your left and to your right,” Tony Brown, group vice president-global ...
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