NEW DELHI – With the imminent exit of the Indian government from the small car-making joint venture, Maruti Udyog Ltd., partner Suzuki Motor Corp. soon will find itself soundly in the driver’s seat. With full freedom, Suzuki is set to transform Maruti. Although Suzuki and the government have been equal partners in the company, it has become clear over the last 10 years that the government lacks the resources, expertise and inclination to compete in India’s highly competitive automobile ...

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