, three people with knowledge of the situation say that Apple’s top iPhone assembler Foxconn has created a task force to discuss the threat it feels from Chinese assembler Luxshare. To show how serious this matter is to the Taiwan-based Foxconn, the latter’s own co-founder, Terry Gou, came up with the plan to go after Luxshare. The issue that seems to threaten Foxconn the most is Luxshare’s position as the first company located in mainland China to assemble iPhone units. Most of the firms that manufacture the device are Taiwanese.
Foxconn is concerned that Chinese-based rival Luxshare …