DETROIT – Bo Andersson is tearing things up in his new job as chairman of Russian commercial-vehicle builder OAO GAZ Group, as he attempts to reform the company in order to face new competitive realities and weather the severe market downturn of the past year. Demand for cars and light-commercial vehicles had been on a substantial growth track in Russia before hitting the brakes in 2009, when volume was sliced in half to 1.5 million units from 3 million in 2008. The near-term outlook ...

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