Mitsubishi Motors chairman dies aged 62

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TOKYO, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Chairman Takashi Sonobe, a key figure in the Japanese auto maker's turnaround efforts three years ago, has died of heart failure, the company said on Wednesday. He was 62. Sonobe, who died on Tuesday at a Tokyo hospital, joined Japan's fourth-largest car maker in 1970 from the automobile division of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, later overseeing Mitsubishi Motors' Southeast Asian and North American businesses. He became board member and director ...

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