DaimlerChrysler Corp. is raising PT Cruiser prices with one hand while attempting to arm wrestle price gougers to compliance with the other. The PT launch has been marked by long waits and transactions well above the sticker price range of $16,000 to $19,995 (including destination). With 80,000 orders so far, today's buyers are looking at fall delivery. As a result, DCC has released its fall prices: a $500 increase in the base model to $16,500, and a $690 increase in the limited edition to ...

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