Ford Motor Co. continues to improve its working relationship with its North American suppliers, while Toyota Motor Corp.’s and Honda Motor Co. Ltd.’s dealings have slipped, a recent study reveals. The latest study by Birmingham, MI-based Planning Perspectives Inc. compiles the Working Relations Index of North America’s six largest auto makers – Toyota, Honda, Ford, General Motors Corp., Chrysler LLC and Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. PPI created the index system eight years ago and determines ...

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