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Emerging markets remain full of woes for global carmakers


General Motors recently announced it opted to close a plant it owned in Indonesia, highlighting the fact that global automakers need to reshape the timing and scope of investments in emerging markets. Once seen as the new growth threshold after the traditional regions – America, Europe and China – would reach saturation, the emerging markets proved to be far slower than ...
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