DETROIT -- DaimlerChrysler Corp. has aggressive expansion plans for the Jeep brand for the ’04-’07 model years, including two entry-level products and a high-end Grand Cherokee variant, with the first of the affordable Jeeps expected to debut next year. The strategy is to grow the brand among young buyers who seek Jeep status for safety and security -- as well as those whose lifestyles take them off-road. “One entry level is not enough,” says Richard O. Schaum, Chrysler Group head of ...

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