PHILADELPHIA – Optimistic about the economy for 2004, Chrysler Group Chief Operating Officer Wolfgang Bernhard forecasts a 17 million-unit year for the U.S. Newark, DE, plant marks production of 1 millionth Dodge Durango. "There are indications the U.S. economy is booming again," he says at the Philadelphia International Auto Show here. "So there is an opportunity to be a little above 17 million,” he says, noting affordability is better than it has been in 25 years. It takes 25 ...

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