South Korea's No.1 automaker, Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd., and DaimlerChrysler AG are joining forces to develop and produce small passenger cars, commercial vehicles and parts. The announcement was made in Korea on June 26. The alliance deal calls for DC to take a 10% stake in Hyundai Motor. DC affiliate Mitsubishi Motors Corp. already owns a 4.8% share in Hyundai (2.1% by Mitsubishi Motor and 2.7% by Mitsubishi Corp.) Under terms of the agreement, the alliance partners will create a new 50-50 ...

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