TOKYO — Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. say a published report that the two companies are planning an alliance to build minivans and engines is based on speculation. The companies refuse to comment beyond that, but a senior Ford official reportedly confirms such talks are taking place. A report in a Japanese newspaper, and later picked up by international wire services, claims the two automakers are negotiating an extensive alliance and that they already have reached a ...
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