UPDATE 1-Nissan, MMC in minicar tie-up talks-reports


(Recasts with Nissan comment, background) TOKYO, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Struggling Japanese auto maker Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (MMC) and bigger rival Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. are in talks to form a joint venture in the minivehicle business, media reports said on Thursday. A Nissan spokesman said the company had no plans to announce a further expansion into the minivehicle market. But reports of the talks, carried by Kyodo news agency and public broadcaster NHK, pushed up MMC's shares by 9.52 ...

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