CHICAGO – Domestic auto makers have closed the gap when it comes to quality and reliability vs. the Japanese competition. "But where they fall short is on value for the money," says Claes Fornell, director of the National Quality Research Center at the University of Michigan. Chrysler cut price on ’05 model. In its recently released American Customer Satisfaction survey, the center found consumers consider domestic cars to have the same quality and reliability as Japanese imports. ...

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