TOKYO – No one could have anticipated the dramatic changes in the automotive industry that have marked Rainer Jahn's last decade in Japan. Jahn, 59, took charge of DaimlerChrysler AG’s Mercedes-Benz operations here in 1992, recently retiring as president and CEO of DaimlerChrysler Japan Holding. For the last 10 years, he commanded a front row seat as Japan's domestic automobile industry – indeed, the automotive world at large – was transformed beyond belief. Even now, he sees no end to ...

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