DETROIT -- A top General Motors Corp. executive tells Ward’s there is no truth to the speculation that financially beleaguered Isuzu Motor Co. Ltd. will get out the light-duty vehicle business and exclusively make commercial products for partner GM, which owns a 49% stake in the Japan-based automaker. “It may be a rumor, but it isn’t true,” says GM Asia/Pacific region chief Rudy Schlais, who is retiring in April. “They’ve got a new small pickup truck coming in 2003-2004. So I will tell you ...

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