PARIS — The DaimlerChrysler AG-Mitsubishi Motors Corp. alliance could spell the end of the 2-seat Smart as it is known today. Mitsubishi may not only supply engines to the fledgling auto company, but it also is expected to provide alternative production sites. Mitsubishi would be a much cheaper source of small engines than DC's own Berlin engine plant, says analyst Peter Schmidt, of the AID consultant group in Warwick, U.K. DC in Berlin last year made only 80,000 units combined of the ...
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