Daimler nears decision on U.S. Smart launch -paper


FRANKFURT, Feb 26 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler is leaning in favour of launching its struggling Smart minicar brand in the United States, its chief executive told a German newspaper on Sunday. "It is now more likely that we will decide in favour of, rather than against (entering) the U.S.," Dieter Zetsche told Handelsblatt newsaper in an interview released in advance of publication on Monday. A decision on launching the next generation of Smart two-seaters in the United States is expected ...

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