As the General Motors Corp. board of directors meets today (July 7) to discuss a proposed 3-way alliance with Renault SA of France and Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. of Japan, members surely will be weighing the potential savings such a global pact could produce a decade or more down the road. Such issues also will be at the heart of discussions between GM Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner and Carlos Ghosn, CEO of both Renault and Nissan, who plan to meet later this month, a GM source confirms. ...

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