A Chinese Minivan Maker with a Big U.S. Buddy

Liuzhou Wuling Motor has hooked up with GM. Its plan: Use the American giant's investment and knowhow to become a global player

In early February, a top-level delegation from General Motor's Detroit office visited the Liuzhou Wuling Motor Co. in China's remote Guangxi province. Also among the group, on his third visit, was Philip Murtaugh, chairman and CEO of GM's China Group. A car show? Not this tour. The execs were hashing out details for a proposed partnership between GM and Wuling.

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