DETROIT — DaimlerChrysler AG is scaling back expectations for its new A-Class assembly plant in Brazil due to that country's economic tailspin, Co-Chairman Robert J. Eaton confirms. “It's clear A-Class production won't be anywhere near the capacity of the plant,” Eaton says of the automaker's new assembly facility in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Output officially was launched there in April and DC initially had plans to build 70,000 units per year. Eaton wouldn't specify what the ...

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