DaimlerChrysler Corp. finally confirms what has been expected for more than a year — it will build a Neon-derived sport/utility vehicle (SUV) in Mexico for sale in the '01 model year. The sporty PT (personal transportation) Cruiser, which borrows heavily from the Pronto Cruizer concept in Geneva and the lines of 1940s hot rods, is a descendent of the Plymouth Pronto concept the automaker showed in Detroit three years ago. The flashy little SUV, which will be classified as a truck for ...

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