SEOUL — DaimlerChrysler AG was speedy in issuing a denial of a published report last month that it plans to dump its Korean alliance partner Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. The story quotes Rolf Eckrodt, DC's handpicked chief operating officer of Mitsubishi Motors Corp., as saying Mitsubishi is to be DC's sole partner in Asia. DC holds a 37.3% share in Mitsubishi, and DC and Mitsubishi together hold an 11.1% stake in Hyundai. Eckrodt, who at first denied giving an interview on the sidelines of ...

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