Commentaries

Should Volkswagen demand a Magna Carta?

September 22, 2009

GERMANY/Magna¬†International seems to be¬†taking seriously threats from Volkswagen to pull its business following the Canadian car parts maker’s Opel victory.

Can Magna keep its model juggling act with Opel?

September 11, 2009

OPEL/Cries from Volkswagen about pulling its business from Magna if the Canadian car parts maker ended up owning a stake in GM’s former European unit Opel ring somewhat hollow given the success Magna has had in juggling its customers’ different needs so far.

Why the carmaker in front is cutting back

August 26, 2009

Good news: global car capacity is being cut by 700,000 vehicles. Bad news: the company doing the cutting is the world’s most efficient manufacturer, Toyota.