SANTA BARBARA, CA – Could General Motors Corp. be looking for another auto maker to add to its portfolio of alliance partners? Top GM executives won’t rule out the Detroit-based company eventually may expand its relationship with Russian auto maker AvtoVAZ beyond a joint venture assembly plant set to open in late September in Togliatti, Russia. “I think we want to get the JV going,” GM CEO Rick Wagoner tells Ward’s here at a product seminar GM is hosting for media from around the world. ...

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