RPT-Coming apart: regulators' sweep threatens auto parts business model


(Repeats article first published on Sunday. No changes to text.) By Norihiko Shirouzu and Maki Shiraki NAGOYA, Japan/TOKYO, Aug 24 (Reuters) - When a Japanese carmaker issued a tender for shock absorbers a few years ago for a model it planned to sell in Indonesia, two suppliers came back with bids that were "so obviously coordinated," said an executive at the automaker. One supplier put in a slightly lower bid for front shock absorbers than its ...


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