RAYONG, Thailand — General Motors Corp.'s Zafira multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs) finally are rolling off the production line at a new plant here, 16 months later than originally planned due to Asia's financial crisis sparked in Thailand in July 1997. GM President G. Richard Wagoner Jr. drove the first Zafira off the line May 8 to mark the official start of production at the Thailand baht 25 billion (US$640 million) plant. The vehicle then was delivered by truck to the newly opened ...

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