WINDSOR, Ont., Canada – The strategic importance of research laboratories to DaimlerChrysler AG continues to grow – not just for the obvious contribution to product development – but also as a way to rein in cost. The auto maker is relying more on labs and the analytical skills of those who man them in today’s competitive industry, says Don Goodwin, Chrysler Group vice president-science labs and proving grounds. The focus for the former Chrysler Corp. started in 1999 with a technical ...
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