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Electric cars in China

Nidec readies Chinese EV motor venture with Guangzhou Auto

Japanese manufacturer plans third production site in key electric car market

A worker assembles an electric vehicle at a factory in Beijing.   © Reuters

OSAKA -- Nidec, the Japanese maker of precision motors, said Thursday it will form a Chinese joint venture with a unit of Guangzhou Automobile Group to develop and manufacture electric vehicle motors for the promising local market.

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