DETROIT - Siemens VDO Automotive Corp. was selected to join Ford Motor Co.'s Aligned Business Framework supplier group. The company is one of 59 on the list of Ford's preferred suppliers.
Siemens VDO supplies Ford with powertrain electronics. VDO was nominated to join the group after working for eight months to align with the framework's principles, Siemens VDO spokesman Brad Warner said.
Siemens VDO, of suburban Detroit, supplies powertrain, chassis, car body, interior and infotainment electronic systems. Siemens VDO, a unit of Siemens AG of Regensburg, Germany, is being acquired by Continental AG for $15.66 billion.