General Motors Corp. tells analysts it is targeting $2 billion in profits from North America in 2001. Chief Executive Rick Wagoner promises “substantially” improved results for GM Europe, profits from Asia/Pacific operations and profitable growth in the Latin America-Middle East region. The automaker also is initiating an eight-point turnaround plan at Isuzu Motors Ltd. That may include exiting “models and businesses that are unprofitable,” says Asia/Pacific head Rudy Schlais. GM executives ...

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