TOKYO — Industry analysts here acknowledge that Renault SA is quite serious about a deal with Samsung Motors Inc., but they are puzzled over which car the French automaker would chose to build. They also are stymied to explain why the French automaker would want to take on more debt following its purchase of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. last year. But Renault Chairman Louis Schweitzer last month said he only wants to buy the car company's assets, not the company (see WAI Update — Dec. '99, p.1 ...

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