PARIS – Renault SA is considering the purchase of South Korea’s beleaguered utility/vehicle maker Ssangyong Motors Co. Ltd. because production at Renault Samsung Motors Co. Ltd.’s Busan plant is approaching capacity of 300,000 units and partner Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. would like to build cars in the country. Renault declines to comment, but Nissan Vice President Andrew Palmer confirms a preliminary joint bid by the alliance partners. Nissan currently exports cars to Korea, he says, and “it ...

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