Blog: Dave LeggettChrysler restructuring and supplier fallout

Dave Leggett | 6 May 2009

Chrysler's production hiatus while in Chapter 11 comes on top of GM recently announcing long summer shutdowns. How severely will suppliers be impacted? That's a question that quite a few people are asking. And the interdependencies of the US auto industry mean it's a question for everyone. We have published an article from SupplierBusiness that usefully brings together quite a few strands and rings a few alarm bells on what could happen.

FEATURE: Chrysler’s production stoppage on top of GM shutdown spells catastrophe for suppliers

With specific reference to Chrysler, there's a website I have seen where you can get all the latest official information:

Other OEMs are clearly keeping a close eye on the North American supplier sector situation:

US: Ford monitors suppliers post-Chrysler Ch11


North American supplier sector faces new pressures

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