October 30th, 2009 at 12:10pm
Ford’s problems with the UAW are turning out to be more serious than anyone anticipated. GM has to shut down an assembly plant because of parts shortages for transmissions from a supplier in India. A look at Toyota’s breakthrough in using carbon fiber for cars. All that and more, plus Mark Reuss the vice president of global vehicle engineering for General Motors, explains why GM needs to make its vehicles lighter.
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