UPDATE 3-Nissan, MMC in minicar tie-up talks-reports

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(Adds statements from Nissan, MMC in paragraphs 6, 7) 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. MMC already builds the Clipper, a 660cc commercial van, for Nissan on an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) basis, while Suzuki Motor Corp. builds the Moco minicar for Nissan in the passenger car segment. A ...

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