ANN ARBOR, MI – It's no secret that Toyota Motor Corp. has been among the auto makers least willing to parcel its vehicles into “modules” designed, assembled and delivered by suppliers. But Toyota appears to be changing its mind – slightly. The sourcing for the instrument panel (IP) on the all-new Avalon sedan, which launched in February in the U.S. market, represents a significant departure for Toyota. Executive Engineer Randall Stephens led development of Toyota Avalon. “This ...

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