General Motors has stepped up its Asia-Pacific campaign in the last year, with expansion programmes being implemented on many fronts. Long-standing alliances with Suzuki and Isuzu have been strengthened, and a new partnership with Fuji Heavy Industries - the maker of Subaru cars - is also beginning to bear fruit. But GM has only just begun to leverage the many synergies that are potentially available to it and its partners in the region. Tony Pugliese talked to Rudolf A Schlais, President, General Motors Asia-Pacific, about GM's expansion plans for the region.