OSLO — Industry observers are wondering whether automakers will decide against renewing contracts with Norwegian parts manufacturers following a 6-day nationwide strike earlier this month. Some 85,000 Norwegian workers interrupted the flow of parts to Volvo Car, Saab Automobile AB, BMW AG, Porsche AG and Audi AG, among others. Saab, which has five Norwegian suppliers, was forced to shut down assembly at its Trollhattan plant for a day and a half. Volvo experienced a disruption of bumper ...
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