DETROIT – DaimlerChrysler AG Chairman Dieter Zetsche says he is satisfied with Tom LaSorda’s leadership of Chrysler Group in the face of increasing competition in the North American marketplace. Chrysler has suffered from falling fortunes at General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. because many customers don’t differentiate between American brands, Zetsche says at a press conference to announce Smart vehicles will be sold in the U.S. beginning in 2008. Chrysler products also suffer from ...

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