TOKYO ā€” Japan is looming ever larger in General Motors Corp.'s plans for Asia/Pacific expansion. The latest move in pursuit of 10% of the market by 2005 calls for production of GM vehicles in Japan by a Japanese affiliate. They include Isuzu Motors Ltd., now 49% owned by GM; Suzuki Motor Corp., 9.9% GM-owned; and Fuji Heavy Industries (Subaru), in which GM is acquiring a 20% stake. GM says the tie-ups will help it grow its business in Asia, while aiding with engineering and manufacturing ...

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