Bosch still No. 1, Canada’s Magna Int. leaps to No. 3 spot
By Bradford Wernle, Automotive News Europe
The drive to add new technology to cars spurred growth at the partsmakers that supply European automakers, even though Europe’s new-car market remains relatively flat.
Germany’s Robert Bosch retained its spot as the largest supplier of parts to Europe’s carmakers. Bosch’s European OEM sales were $16 590 million in 2004, up 17.2 percent from 2003. French supplier Faurecia remained second largest with European sales of $11 300 million.
Magna International of…