* Two firms to add 500,000 tonnes/year autosheet capacity * Deal may be finalised shortly - Kobe * Kobe may shoulder bulk of cost - source * Competition for clean-car tech helps - fund manager (Adds Nippon, ArcelorMittal's U.S. capacity) By Yuko Inoue TOKYO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Japan's Kobe Steel Ltd is in the final stage of talks with U.S. Steel Corp to add a $480 million auto sheet steel line at their joint venture in Ohio, eyeing growing demand for lightweight steel used in ...
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