AUBURN HILLS, MI – Chrysler Group President and CEO Tom LaSorda is touring hurricane-stricken New Orleans to determine the state of his company’s dealer network. Some 30 dealers had to close up shop as Hurricane Katrina struck Louisiana, forcing about 250,000 people to flee their homes. About 20 of those dealers, some in temporary accommodations, are now back in business, LaSorda tells Ward’s. “Some were totally destroyed,” says the auto maker’s new top executive. Tom LaSorda ...

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