BOXBERG, Germany – Robert Bosch GmbH is losing money on its foundation brake business, but the supplier has no plans to exit the sector, a top-ranking executive says. One could argue that foundation disc brakes – consisting of rotors, calipers, pads and other mechanical components – are commodities ripe for outsourcing. But Bosch Automotive Chairman Bernd Bohr says the foundation brake – while appearing to be a mature and simple product – actually requires significant development, ...

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