VIENNA — Connecting the emerging markets of Eastern Europe and Asia, Turkey is gaining importance on the international automotive scene. The country, located south of the Black Sea, has quietly been the object of major investments by Renault SA, Ford Motor Co. and numerous suppliers. It also has increased exports and will help the ramp-up of other fledgling countries' automotive industries. At the center of it all is Bursa, the “Detroit of Turkey.” The two largest Turkish passenger ...

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