DETROIT – It’s time to drive a stake through the hearts of the industry’s walking dead, supply-chain guru Wilbur Ross says. Following a year that only can be likened to a horror movie, the founder and chairman of International Automotive Components Group warns auto makers are less forgiving than they were in 2007, when U.S. sales breached the 17 million-unit mark. Referring to the time-honored OEM practice of supporting struggling suppliers to maintain a steady parts flow, auto makers ...

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