Commentary It sounds audacious, like the preamble to the next bout in an ongoing rivalry between two heavyweight boxing champs. Chrysler, the scrappiest of the Big Three, says it will surpass world-champion Toyota in quality by the ’07 model year. Trainer Don Dees, Chrysler vice president-quality, has done the math. “If we continue at a 10% reduction in warranty costs a year, for the ’04, ’05 and ’06 model years, we will catch Toyota by ’07,” he explains. Float like a ...
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