Canadian CEOs brace for NAFTA changes as Trump and Trudeau meetFeb. 13
Canada and the U.S. have knitted together one of the world's most integrated economies since signing free trade agreements 30 years ago, trading everything from fertilizer to oil, auto parts to drugs. As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to Washington to meet President Donald Trump on Monday, Canadian companies are hoping it doesn't all unravel in a trade war.
Bosch sues S. Korea's Mando in U.S. on alleged patent infringementsSept. 30, 2016
Bosch lodged a lawsuit in the U.S. against South Korean peer Mando alleging infringement of patents, a claim Mando later said was groundless. The suit claims some ABS brake systems and ESC electronic stability control products supplied by Mando, breach four of Bosch's patents.
VW's Mueller says he cannot rule out further production delaysSept. 7, 2016
Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Mueller said he cannot rule out further production delays due to problems with single suppliers. Last month a dispute with Bosnia's Prevent Group halted output of the Golf and Passat models in Germany.
The man who brought Volkswagen to a haltAug. 28, 2016
Nijaz Hastor began his career building Volkswagens in a factory in Slovenia. Last week, he brought Volkswagen to its knees when he refused to back down on a contract dispute between the automaker and his diverse parts company.
VW's crippling supplier feud shows limits of cost-cutting pushAug. 24, 2016
VW production stoppages caused by defiant Bosnian supplierAug. 23, 2016
In a year of almost non-stop crises following revelations of cheating on emissions tests, the force that brought VW factories to a halt wasn't regulators or a court ruling, but a defiant parts supplier from Bosnia-Herzegovina protesting at the cancellation of a contract.