TOKYO — As merger mania spreads throughout the automotive world, now is a critical time for creative brainstorming. Thinking the unthinkable, Peter Woods, former chairman of Rover Japan Ltd., says. Particularly in Asia. Woods, with 40 years in the auto industry, feels Alex Trotman, Ford Motor Co.'s recently retired chairman, is right in his prediction that only five or six automakers will be around in the next 10 years. “There's less and less room for niche players,” Woods says. “The ...
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