BEIJING — Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Corp. are going head to head over leading Chinese mini-vehicle maker Chang'an Automotive Co. Ltd., insiders here say. Chang'an Automotive, based in southwest China's Chongqing, Sichuan province, sold 171,000 mini-vehicles last year, retaining a 30% market share. Ford reportedly acknowledges that Chang'an is a potential joint-venture partner. Ford China Chairman and Chief Executive Mei Wei Cheng, along with Ford Vice Chairman W. Wayne Booker, ...

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