SAO PAULO-- Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. in Brazil says it plans to build its Frontier pickup truck and Xterra SUV here, in addition to a subcompact entry-level car -- the segment that dominates the Brazilian market with 75% of sales. Nissan does not want to be known as a factory that operates only in niches with low volumes, says Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn during an appearance here. The auto maker is aiming at a 4% market niche by 2010, although it currently has a mere 0.10% share with 1,500 ...

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