Chrysler official pays tribute to Japan rivals


DETROIT, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Detroit's Big Three auto makers still take a backseat to some leading Japanese companies when it comes to building reliable vehicles, said a top official at DaimlerChrysler AG's U.S.-based Chrysler unit. Chrysler design chief Trevor Creed paid a rare tribute to Japan at an automotive conference late on Wednesday. He was responding to a query on why vehicles with conservative designs from companies like Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. continued to ...

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