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Although suppliers still prefer having Toyota, Honda and Nissan at the top of their dance cards, they've now moved Chrysler, Ford and GM above "fatty", "zit-face" and "spazoid" for the opportunity to sock-hop with in the global automotive supply chain. The annual study from Planning Perspectives, Inc. released this week shows US automakers are at the very least starting to communicate with their suppliers, which is all a young girl's looking for after the dance β€” well, that and the LD.

Study Shows Suppliers Still Prefer Toyota, Honda, but Ford and General Motors Are Improving [Planning Perspectives]

The Supplier Squeeze [internal]