Chrysler Group President and CEO Tom LaSorda is unfazed by the challenge of ensuring China-built vehicles will satisfy the quality expectations of American and European consumers. LaSorda, regarded industry-wide as a manufacturing whiz with exacting standards, says he is confident Chrysler’s prospective B-car partner, Chery Automobile Co. Ltd., can build competitive products for export. He’s toured Chery’s manufacturing facilities “a few times” and describes them as state-of-the-art. ...

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