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Industry Report Card: Global Auto Supplier Industry Ratings Should Remain Stable In 2012 Jan 12

  • ID: 2051879
  • January 2012
  • Region: Global
  • Standard & Poors
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  • Accuride Corp.
  • Bridgestone Corp.
  • Diversified Machine Inc.
  • HHI Holdings LLC
  • Meritor Inc.
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
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Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' outlook for credit quality in the global auto supply sector remains broadly stable as we enter 2012, but we see downside risk in the operating environment because of uncertainty in the global economy, capital markets, and in particular a vulnerable auto sales outlook for Europe. We view the industry and economic environment for the sector as neutral for ratings in our base-case scenario for 2012, albeit with regional differences more pronounced than in early 2011. (Watch the related CreditMatters TV segment titled, "Global Autos And Auto Suppliers 2012: Why Most Ratings Should Hold Up," dated Feb. 7, 2012.) We continue to view credit quality in the global auto supply sector as neutral, despite the risk...

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- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
- Dana Holding Corp.
- Federal-Mogul Corp.
- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
- Johnson Controls Inc.
- Robert Bosch GmbH
- Metaldyne LLC
- Exide Technologies
- Denso Corp.
- Lear Corp.
- Harman International Industries Inc.
- Hayes Lemmerz International Inc.
- Transtar Holding Co.
- Remy International Inc.
- BorgWarner Inc.
- Penske Automotive Group Inc.
- Accuride Corp.
- FleetPride Corp.
- Sonic Automotive Inc.
- Group 1 Automotive Inc.
- Stoneridge Inc.
- American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc.
- GKN Holdings PLC
- Bridgestone Corp.
- Tenneco Inc.
- Continental AG
- Autoliv Inc.
- Visteon Corp.
- Meritor Inc.
- Shiloh Industries Inc.
- Knorr-Bremse AG
- Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin S.C.A.
- AutoNation Inc.
- MetoKote Corp.
- Asbury Automotive Group Inc.
- Toyota Industries Corp.
- TRW Automotive Inc.
- Aisin Seiki Co. Ltd.
- Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc.
- American Tire Distributors Inc.
- Piaggio & C. SpA
- Commercial Vehicle Group Inc.
- PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk.
- Europcar Groupe S.A.
- KAR Auction Services Inc.
- Hyundai Mobis Co. Ltd.
- Allison Transmission Inc.
- LKQ Corp.
- Pittsburgh Glass Works LLC
- Dayco LLC
- TMD Friction Group S.A.
- HHI Holdings LLC
- Diversified Machine Inc.
- A.T.U Auto-Teile Unger Handels GmbH & Co. KG
- Tower International Inc.
- Pinafore Holdings B.V.
- Autoparts Holdings Ltd.
- International Automotive Components Group S.A.
- UCI Holdings Ltd.
- Affinia Group Intermediate Holdings Inc.
- Delphi Automotive PLC

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