BEIJING — China's automotive experts say Ford Motor Co.'s bid for Daewoo Motor Co. Ltd. will help the U.S. automaker strengthen its grip in the Chinese market. Ford was named chief bidder for the ailing South Korean automaker earlier this summer, beating out rival General Motors Corp. as well as a DaimlerChrysler AG/Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. joint bid. Ford primarily is interested in Daewoo in order to gain access to the tightly guarded Korean automotive market, Asia's second largest, as ...

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