DETROIT – Increased internal use and sales of small engines to other auto makers is how DaimlerChrysler AG will attempt to utilize capacity at a Brazilian joint-venture engine plant as partner BMW AG prepares to bail out. First engines from the Tritec plant went into BMW’s Mini. “We’re working on the future for the Tritec (Motors Ldta.) plant,” says Wolfgang Bernhard, Chrysler chief operating officer. “We’re working on plans to utilize that capacity as we go forward.” A ...
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