STUTTGART — DaimlerChrysler AG's Mercedes-Benz division and BMW AG have a long history of protecting their exclusive customers, even if the rest of the world didn't know about it. Now the two automakers are going public with the details of their armored car programs. Both companies offer several lines of vehicles with protection ranging from light — stopping baseball bats, axes and hammers — to heavy — stopping military firearm projectiles and explosives. The Mercedes Guard program was a ...

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