SHANGHAI — Japan's Sanden Corp. plans to establish a joint venture with a Chinese maker of air conditioner components to produce compressors for use in automotive air conditioners. Sanden officials say the JV, Sanden Shanghai Automotive Air-Conditioning Co. Ltd., will be established in Shanghai and capitalized at US$10 million. Sanden and its partner, Shanghai EK-Chor General Machinery Co. Ltd., each will hold a 50% share. The JV will spend US$18.6 million on building the plant and ...

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