DaimlerChrysler AG’s Chrysler Group is making a 7-year/70,000-mile (112,651 km) powertrain warranty a permanent feature in hopes of fending off low-rate financing offers by rivals General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. Chrysler CEO Dieter Zetsche tells Reuters incentive offers of 0%, recently announced by GM and Ford, are hurting the auto industry. “We are not a driving force in this incentive game,” he says, adding “We want to put our product in the front and this warranty is a value ...
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