Small-car clamor notwithstanding, “the truck market still exists,” Chrysler LLC President and Vice Chairman Jim Press says as the auto maker’s light-truck sales more than tripled its car deliveries in March. Against a backdrop of overwhelming political pressure to produce small, fuel-stingy cars in greater numbers, coupled with a recent spike in gasoline prices, Chrysler sold 76,849 light trucks, according to Ward’s data. This represents a 32% plunge compared with March 2008. In ...

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