TROY, Mich. (Jan. 2)—Collins & Aikman Corp. has been awarded multi-year supply contracts for floor and acoustic products and systems for European passenger cargo van platforms shared by General Motors Corp. and Renault S.A. The automotive supplier did not release the value or length of the contracts. Collins & Aikman will produce floor systems for the 2001 GM Vivaro Van, Vivario Combi and Vivaro Bus and the 2001 Renault Trafic Van, Trafic Combi and Trafic Bus vehicles at its Newcastle-under-Lyme, England, plant. Acoustic systems will come from its St. Netos, England, facility. Components for both car makers will be assembled beginning in March at GM´s Luton, England, plant.
Collins & Aikman lands GM, Renault cargo van contracts
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