NEW ORLEANS — Mitsubishi Motors Corp. with its new Lancer compact car will provide the platform for DaimlerChrysler AG's future-generation Neon, Mitsubishi officials tell Ward's Automotive International. Mitsubishi and DC, which purchased a controlling share in the Japanese automaker last year, have been seeking ways to cut costs through back-office synergies as well as platform sharing. The small car platform was a good place to start, Mitsubishi officials say, because DC had not begun ...

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