TOKYO – Can a modern-day David compete successfully in the automotive world against a host of Goliaths? Although skeptics abound in an era of mergers and acquisitions, Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., producer of Subaru cars, is confident it can do so – especially with an assist from the strategic alliance created in 2000 when General Motors Corp. purchased 20% of the Japanese company. "We try to offset our weak points with the strengths of the other," Fuji President Kyoji Takenaka tells ...
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