AUBURN HILLS – Chrysler Group CEO-designate Tom LaSorda says the auto maker is not seeing massive shifts in buying patterns due to high gasoline prices. But engineers have been asked what can be done to improve fuel efficiency, at no cost, such as adjusting calibration. They also have been asked what can be done at minimal cost, as well as submitted big-ticket ideas. Chrysler is working on all three scenarios, with everything on the table from engines and transmissions to calibration ...

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