Daimler mulls launching Smart ForFour in China


By Christiaan Hetzner FRANKFURT, Nov 26 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler is considering launching its small Smart ForFour hatchback in China, the company said late on Thursday, despite local buyer tastes that tend to prefer large saloons. By the end of the year, the German-American carmaker said it will conclude a feasibility study over whether to roll out the company's struggling compact brand in what has been until recently the world's fastest-growing car market. "There simply will have ...

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