“These are the best times ever,” says DaimlerChrysler Corp. President Thomas T. Stallkamp, who tells the American Iron and Steel Institute in New York last week that U.S. sales ran at a 17.2 million annual rate in May. “There's never been a demand like there is right now,” he adds. “We do see a softening toward the end of the year, but we don't see a cliff.” In his speech and following in an exclusive interview with Ward's, Mr. Stallkamp also says: DaimlerChrysler AG will remain ...

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