DETROIT – Don’t expect pricing relief from DaimlerChrysler AG’s Chrysler Group, the company’s incoming CEO tells suppliers. But the auto maker is committed, through new aggressive sourcing strategies, to help suppliers maximize their profits, says Chief Operating Officer Tom LaSorda, who succeeds Dieter Zetsche as Chrysler CEO in two days. In a frank address here to a supplier-dominated crowd at the Automotive Industry Action Group event, AutoTech 2005, LaSorda confirms his reputation as ...

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