DETROIT – The death watch is on. Restructuring guru Wilbur Ross leaves suppliers feeling uneasy at the Automotive News World Congress here by predicting “one or more” are doomed in 2008. Of the industry’s 50 largest suppliers, more than 30 lost money last year, Ross says. And surging growth in the BRIC nations – Brazil, Russia, India and China – will not offset the 750,000-unit decline he expects to see this year in North America. “The result will be liquidation of one or more of the ...

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