TURIN — General Motors Corp. has approved right-hand-drive production of the new Chevrolet Corvette, due out in late 2003. The move heralds GM's decision to engineer RHD capability for a far wider range of its U.S. models in an attempt to broaden their appeal and increase sales in countries such as the U.K., Japan and Australia. GM admits that currently only 50% of its models are available in RHD. It plans to expand this to 70% by 2004. Apart from the Corvette, the big push is on ...

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