Suzuki to build Thai small-car plant for 2012 start

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TOKYO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Japan's Suzuki Motor Corp said on Tuesday it would build a factory in Thailand with the capacity to manufacture 100,000 small cars a year after receiving government approval for the project. Suzuki, Japan's fourth-largest automaker and known for its strength in the compact car segment, said it would invest 20 billion yen ($225 million) for a manufacturing site including engine assembly. It plans to start production of the 1.3-litre car in the southeast province of ...

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