MUNICH — DaimlerChrysler AG has its Smart problems, BMW AG is wrestling with Rover. But at their recent annual shareholder meetings the two automakers were looking robust. DC reports that profits continue to rise faster than sales, and sales are up 9% this year through April to euro 46.7 billion (US$49 billion). Buoyed by the news, the automaker plans a six-month campaign to re-launch the Smart car, its 2-seat city car that has been praised for its appearance and agility and damned for its ...

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