DEL MAR, California, U.S.A. — Dealers last month began receiving DaimlerChrysler Corp.'s PT Cruiser, an all-new crossover vehicle that the U.S. government has classified as a truck. “We haven't had anything like this to be excited about in a long time,” says Bud Liebler, senior vice president and head of global brand marketing for the Chrysler group of DaimlerChrysler AG. The DC plant in Toluca, Mexico, assembles the PT Cruiser and is scheduled to build 120,000 units this year with two ...

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