Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. and Renault SA are moving closer to a deal that would involve the French automaker taking a controlling stake in Nissan and Nissan Diesel. A decision is expected by the end of the month. Combined the two companies would rank No. 4 in worldwide vehicle sales. Renault is expected to take 35% of Nissan by investing more than US$4 billion. The automaker would then have veto power over corporate decision making. DaimlerChrysler AG, which broke off its talks with Nissan ...

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