AUTOSHOW-DaimlerChrysler's tiny Smart has big U.S. ambitions

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By Madeline Chambers PARIS, Sept 27 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler's pod-like, easy-to-park Smart cars have made their mark on Europe's cramped streets and now the group is eyeing a bigger challenge -- the United States, with its huge motorways and gas-guzzling trucks. "There is a lot of interest in the United States," Smart car chief Andreas Renschler told Reuters in an interview at the Paris Motor Show. "Obviously it is not a car for the Midwest, but maybe in California and the East ...

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