The Environmental Protection Agency says it will consider DaimlerChrysler AG's PT Cruiser a car for emissions compliance purposes. DC isn't concerned about meeting car emissions regulations with the Neon-based PT Cruiser, but it does want the vehicle classified as a truck by the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. for corporate average fuel economy purposes. A NHTSA ruling isn't likely for several months. • Ford Motor Co.'s Escape sport/utility will head to Europe as the Maverick. The ...

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