VIENNA — Venture Industries Inc., a U.S. component maker and engineering specialist, is planning to build a new car in Russia. A contract with the Moscow-based vehicle-maker OAMO ZIL and its main shareholder, the City of Moscow, was signed in March. The plan calls for the production of a Venture-developed passenger car at the ZIL plant. Badged as a ZIL, the car will enter production in late 2003 or 2004 and will be powered by a 1.2L 3-cyl. 2-stroke engine licensed by Orbital Engine Co. ...

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