Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. is considering building a new small car, most likely based on the Micra compact hatchback, at its Thailand plant. Published reports say the auto maker wants to strengthen its presence in the passenger car market by offering models in every segment in which chief rivals Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. compete. A Micra-based car would compete with the Honda City and Toyota Soluna. Siam Nissan Automobiles, 75%-owned by Siam Motors and 25%-owned by Nissan, ...

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