TOKYO – Industry analysts in Japan feel DaimlerChrysler AG's grip on Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (MMC) is tightening right on schedule. The elevation of Rolf Eckrodt from turnaround expert to CEO of the troubled Japanese vehicle maker, effective June 25, was a foregone conclusion. Rolf Eckrodt The timing of the promotion, 17 months after his arrival here, closely matches what it took for former Renault SA executive Carlos Ghosn to ascend to the top spot at Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. ...

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