The U.S. Big Three automakers say they are not benefiting from the domestic steel industry's struggle against low-priced imports. The subject grew even more contentious last week when the U.S. Senate refused to debate a House of Representatives-passed measure that would have imposed quotas on foreign steel. “We don't necessarily change suppliers because one underbids the other,” says a DaimlerChrysler Corp. spokeswoman. “That's the whole purpose of our extended enterprise. We work with our ...

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