BERLIN — DaimlerChrysler AG is predicting a first-quarter loss of as much as E1 billion (US$888 million) due to falling sales at its U.S. operation and at troubled subsidiary Mitsubishi Motors Corp. in Japan. The estimated amount comes before taxes, interest and charges. The German automaker, published reports say, also will take a US$2.7 billion charge to cut 26,000 jobs at Chrysler Corp. and US$355 million to reorganize Mitsubishi, in which it now holds a 37.3% share following an ...

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