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BMW plans more purchasing with Daimler, report saysJan. 20
BMW plans to expand its cooperation with Daimler in purchasing components, the automaker's new head of purchasing, Markus Duesmann, told a German newspaper. BMW will have to alter its procurement to meet the trend for EVs and autonomous driving, Duesmann also said.
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How the Acura NSX challenged Honda's U.S. purchasingAug. 3, 2016
Setting up the supply chain to produce the low-volume Acura NSX supercar in Marysville, Ohio, presented special challenges to Honda's purchasing organization, according to Tom Lake, vice president of purchasing for Honda North America.
Japan's NSK agrees to $34.5 million settlement in price-fixing caseJuly 25, 2016
BMW names Duesmann as new purchasing chiefJuly 21, 2016
BMW has appointed Markus Duesmann, its former F1 powertrain boss and current engine guru, to the company's management board as head of the purchasing and supplier network. Duesmann will replace Klaus Draeger, who is retiring.