Daimler delays decision on launching Smart in U.S.


STUTTGART, Germany, Dec 20 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler has pushed back into 2006 a decision on whether to launch its Smart minicar brand in the United States. "The decision will be made only next year," Smart spokesman Heinz Gottwick said late on Monday, noting that a review of its sales and marketing network could last a few more weeks. A decision that was originally set to be made the end of 2005 may now emerge at the Geneva car show in late February. DaimlerChrysler has been ...

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