Brighter business prospects are prompting Chrysler to accelerate by more than two years its repayment of government loans that helped rescue the auto maker from bankruptcy in 2009. Chrysler says today it will repay this quarter the $5.8 billion owed to the U.S. federal government and $1.7 billion owed to Canada’s federal government and the Canadian province of Ontario. The move is a dramatic reversal of the auto maker’s position less than 17 months ago. After General Motors announced it ...

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