The two biggest U.S. auto makers say their Asia/Pacific operations were impacted only minimally or not at all by the Dec. 26 tsunami, which is said to be responsible for the death of 140,000 people. A spokesman for General Motors Corp. says although preliminary findings indicate little disruption in assembly and shipping operations located in countries surrounding the Indian Ocean – where the disaster originated – “truthfully, from an emotional standpoint, we were deeply affected by this ...

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