Supplier performance was mixed in 2001, despite an overall quality resurgence in the auto industry, suggests a comprehensive report on safety recalls. While supplier gaffes are linked to fewer recall campaigns than the previous year, the number of potentially affected vehicles rose by more than 32%, according to a Ward's analysis of the 205-page report. This occurred despite a 15.9% reduction in the total number of recall campaigns. Compiled by the National Highway Traffic ...

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