GM's Korea retrenchment gets an early start

General Motors is already scaling back operations in South Korea ahead of an announced plant closure there in May.

UPDATED: 2/12/18 9:51 pm ET - adds details
GM to close 1 of 4 plants in South Korea

GM plans to close one of its four South Korean assembly plants as the first step in a larger restructuring of its unprofitable GM Korea operations.

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GM Korea becomes latest cost target

A restructuring of GM's Korean operation could combine elements of its Australia strategy — where it quit manufacturing but remained in the consumer market — and its India strategy, where it kept manufacturing for export, but abandoned the consumer market.

UPDATED: 1/6/18 8:48 am ET - adds links
Former Toyota President Tatsuro Toyoda dies at 88

Tatsuro Toyoda, the second son of Toyota Motor Corp.'s founder and whose short tenure as the company president in the 1990s was marked by health issues, has died at 88.

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