BERLIN – Renault SA has opened its fourth design studio, in Kihung, South Korea, at the technical center for its Renault Samsung Motors Inc. subsidiary. "We sent an expert in June, and we opened in September," says Patrick Le Quement, Renault senior vice president-design. "It won't be official until next year, because right now it is not in the budget." (see related story: Renault Invests More in South Korean Venture). Renault Samsung SM5, based on Nissan Maxima, is one of only ...

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