Zero percent financing incentives now in full bloom in the U.S. shouldn’t be a major factor in whether DaimlerChrysler AG achieves its profit goals, says Chief Financial Officer Manfred Gentz. Mr. Gentz, in outlining the automaker’s third quarter financial performance for analysts, says DC still is aiming for a profit of E5.5 billion to E6.5 billion ($5.0 billion-$5.9 billion) for 2002. "We’re sticking with our targets, but it is highly dependent on the market," he says. "We’ll try to come ...

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