DAYTONA BEACH, FL – A new modular engine in the works will replace five V-6 families currently used by Chrysler Group and Mercedes Car Group, says Dieter Zetsche, chairman of DaimlerChrysler AG. The new V-6 will replace the four families of V-6 powertrains currently used by Chrysler, and the single gasoline V-6 employed in Mercedes products. “The first engine will be a Chrysler engine,” Zetsche tells Ward’s in an interview en route from a NASCAR race here to a Formula 1 race in ...

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