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Latest auto supplier deal could pave way for more tie-ups


Last week, German auto parts supplier ZF Friedrichshafen issued a take over bid for US rival TRW Automotive Holdings – in a move that could see the creation of the second-largest auto-parts maker in the world. ZF is a powertrain and chassis focused company, while TRW is the world’s leading producer of car-safety equipment. The proposed deal could usher a component ...
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US: auto parts price fixing probe turns into record investigation
The Justice Department has been for some time investigating price-fixing and bid-rigging among the automotive parts suppliers, with the probe quickly becoming the largest ever criminal antitrust probe. The investigation, which ...
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Japanese supplier eyes double China sales on VW to GM orders
Tsubakimoto Chain Co., a Toyota supplier, forecasts China auto parts sales to more than double in four years as carmakers including Volkswagen and General Motors raise orders to diversify supply ...
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Toyota supplier boosts spending for new models
Toyoda Gosei Co., a supplier to Toyota Motor Corp., the world’s biggest automaker, plans to increase capital spending next fiscal year as carmakers roll out new models. Tadashi Arashima, president of ...
Japanese auto supplier settles price fixing trial
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Brazilian auto parts supplier eyes acquisitions
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PSA’s Faurecia cuts mid-term goals due to recent acquisitions
Faurecia, the supplier controlled by PSA/Peugeot-Citroen, announced it has trimmed its mid-term sales and margin goals as it digests several acquisitions. Faurecia said it would target revenue of 21 billion euros ...

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