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Industry Report Card: North American Auto Suppliers/Auto Retailers Sep 06 Product Image

Industry Report Card: North American Auto Suppliers/Auto Retailers Sep 06

  • Published: September 2006
  • Region: North America, United States
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Accuride Corp.
  • Bandag Inc.
  • Exide Technologies
  • Magna International Inc.
  • MetoKote Corp.
  • Sonic Automotive Inc.
  • MORE

Abstract
After a relatively quiet first half of the year, when most North American-based auto suppliers reported financial results consistent with expectations, the second half of 2006 is shaping up to be a much more challenging period. Many auto suppliers are expected to report earnings shortfalls during the second half, and some have already made downward revisions to their earnings guidance. The primary reason for the pessimism is the lower-than-expected production plans from the three largest domestic auto manufacturers. In particular, Ford Motor Co. has announced plans to lower second-half vehicle production by 15% compared to last year, and General Motors Corp. and the Chrysler division of DaimlerChrysler AG are both expected to manufacture about 10% fewer vehicles. Most of the...

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- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
- Johnson Controls Inc.
- Mark IV Industries Inc.
- Metaldyne LLC
- Exide Technologies
- Lear Corp.
- Bandag Inc.
- Harman International Industries Inc.
- Hayes Lemmerz International Inc.
- Magna International Inc.
- Remy International Inc.
- Yazaki International Corp.
- BorgWarner Inc.
- Penske Automotive Group Inc.
- Stanadyne Corp.
- MSX International Inc.
- Accuride Corp.
- Sonic Automotive Inc.
- Citation Corp.
- Group 1 Automotive Inc.
- Stoneridge Inc.
- American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc.
- Dura Automotive Systems Inc.
- Standard Motor Products Inc.
- Tenneco Inc.
- Visteon Corp.
- Meritor Inc.
- Shiloh Industries Inc.
- AutoNation Inc.
- MetoKote Corp.
- Asbury Automotive Group Inc.
- Plastech Engineered Products Inc.
- TRW Automotive Inc.
- United Components Inc.
- Lazy Days' R.V. Center Inc.
- Affinia Group Inc.
- Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc.
- American Tire Distributors Inc.
- Insurance Auto Auctions Inc.
- Commercial Vehicle Group Inc.
- ADESA Inc.

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