General Motors Corp.’s decision to idle 13 North American plants over 11 weeks beginning next month will rock already reeling parts makers and perhaps push the auto maker’s largest supplier into liquidation, industry insiders and analysts say. “It’s going to have severe repercussions through the entire supply chain,” says Dennis Virag of the Ann Arbor, MI-based Automotive Consulting Group Inc. GM announced the temporary shutdowns yesterday. It will carry out the stoppages over the course ...
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