PARIS — Renault SA and General Motors Corp.'s European operations started selling their twin utility vans — original codename X83 — last month. But already the two are planning a production expansion: the factory in Luton, U.K., is working around the clock; a second factory is being prepared in Barcelona, Spain; and Renault is considering adding a third factory in Brazil. When GM and Renault signed their contract in March 1998, they anticipated a profitable venture at 60,000 Opel ...

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